the government of Canada came out in defense of their decision to send back the original turbine To restore the regular flow of gas from Russia to GermanyAfter being criticized for being “putin’s hoax”.
“Russia weaponizes energy by cutting gas flow” europa, “We look forward to taking advantage of Canada’s role in maintaining the Nord Stream 1 turbines,” said Canadian Foreign Minister Melanie Jolie. cable TV,
Jolie, together with the Minister of Natural Resources, Jonathan Wilkinson, announced before a parliamentary commission that Ottawa decided to return the turbine, which had been flown to Canada for repairs.To maintain harmony with its German and European allies.
“I cannot exaggerate the (…) deep concern of the Germans for not being able to access natural gas,” said Wilkinson, who acknowledged that the German chancellor himself, Olaf Scholz asked him to deny the Russian version, which claimed that the turbine would not come.
But the opposition has questioned such an argument, despite explanations from both ministers, pressing Wilkinson to question why Canada did not consider it a “Putin hoax”.
“This whole decision was based on the idea that there is some belief, some belief that Putin will, in fact, continue to provide gasoline to Germany,” questioned the opposition lawmaker. heather macpherson,
“We already knew there was cheating. So what we’ve done now is that we’ve weakened our sanctions regime, we’ve weakened the situation.” Canada Thief Ukraine And yet we haven’t really helped to get the gasoline Germany“, He added.
The turbine has been at the center of a week-long saga over declining natural gas flows, in which top German and ui They say it is a politically motivated move by Moscow aimed at provoking an energy crisis in Europe, has reported DPA,
Moscow claims that Gazprom was forced to drastically reduce gas delivery in Germany due to the absence of turbines.While German officials have repeatedly said that the move was an attempt by Russia to punish Germany for its stance in the Ukraine war and to impose sanctions on Russia.
The turbine has already been shipped to Germany, where it is being temporarily stored before being taken to Russia for installation.
(with information from Europe Press)