Sunday , May 29 2022 - услуги фрилансеров от 500 руб.
Home / WORLD / EU rejects Moscow’s ruble-for-gas demand

EU rejects Moscow’s ruble-for-gas demand

EU member states won’t pay for Russian gas in rubles, the European Commission said on Tuesday, rejecting Moscow’s March 31 deadline for switching payment mechanisms. The announcement comes a day after a similar response from the G7 nations.

Last week, Russian President Vladimir Putin demanded that hostile countries, which have imposed economic sanctions on Moscow, pay for Russian gas with rubles. On Monday, he ordered the government to develop the necessary tools to accomplish the task and set a deadline for Thursday. - услуги фрилансеров от 500 руб.

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Tuesday that Russia will not supply natural gas to the European market for free, as euros and dollars will not be accepted from March 31.

Moscow has indicated that the new currency-switch rule will affect countries that are waging an economic war against Russia by imposing sanctions and freezing the nation’s foreign currency reserves. These will most likely include the US, Canada, Australia, Japan, the EU, and a number of smaller countries.

For more stories on economy & finance visit RT’s business section

© 2022, paradox. All rights reserved.

Check Also

Poland wants more refugee money from EU

Poland reportedly hasn’t received any of the money promised from the EU to help cope …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *