The German company investigates the situation involving Interavtomatika.
The Russian company Interavtomatika, 45,7% of the shares belong to German concern Siemens, involved in the installation of gas turbines in the annexed Crimea.
About it reports Reuters.
The company is engaged in the manufacture of automated control systems, has at its microprocessors, “manufactured by Siemens AG or its license,” reads the website of Interautomatika.
In response to the request of the Agency involved whether Interavtomatika in commissioning of thermal power plants in Crimea, employees of Siemens commented on the situation. They confirmed previously occupied by the position that the concern has been the victim of illegal actions of Russia.
“The position of the Siemens remains the same – no warranty, no installation, no commissioning is not performed, the statement stresses the company. – We’re investigating a situation involving Interavtomatika in the process of commissioning or the provision of other services. If the reports are confirmed, we will take all necessary steps to halt these actions as soon as possible”.
In Interavtomatika declined to comment. Also silent Russian company Technopromexport, which were produced by the turbine. Reuters could not establish whether the delivery of the equipment with the knowledge or consent of Siemens, and also aware whether the German concern about the role of Interavtomatika in the construction of the stations.
Siemens believe that it is likely that in the Crimea were German units with no original parts that are not covered by the warranty.
“It’s important for us to convey that we did not ignore the risk of getting our products to the Crimea, but actively resisted and did everything possible,” – said the representative of the concern in comments to Deutsche Welle.
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