Russia Confirms Halt Of Gas Supply To Finland

Moscow, May 22 : Russian energy giant Gazprom confirmed a complete suspension of gas Supply to the Finland’s state-owned gas company Gasum starting from Saturday due to its non-payment in rubles.

 Russia Confirms Halt Of Gas Supply To

As of the end of Friday, Gazprom Export has not received any payment in rubles from Gasum for gas supplied in April in accordance with a Russian presidential decree in March, the company said in a statement.

Gazprom added that Russian gas supplied from April 1 must be paid in rubles, of which the counterparties were informed in a timely manner, Xinhua news agency reported.

Gazprom Export delivered 1.49 billion cubic metres of natural gas to Finland in 2021, which accounted for two-thirds of the total gas consumption in the Nordic country, it said.


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