“Russia is fulfilling its gas supply contracts, we have no reason to believe that it is putting pressure on the gas market and manipulating it.

But the demand for gas at the global level is huge, ”Timmermans is quoted by TASS.

According to him, "there are problems in China, and Russia is trying to deliver the maximum amount of gas, including there."

As the deputy head of the EC stressed, "there is no reason to believe that Russia is manipulating the gas market."

Earlier, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak in an interview with Business FM during the Russian Energy Week explained the rise in gas prices in Europe.

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