“The authorities of the Netherlands have sent an official notification about this with reference to the prohibitions of paragraphs 1 and 2 of Article 3 of Regulation (EU) 833/2014 (as amended to include new sanctions restrictions).

According to these clauses, the supply of goods and the provision of services, in particular technical assistance and maintenance, for use in Russia, including its exclusive economic zone and continental shelf, is prohibited, ”RIA Novosti operator reported.

Gazprom supplies gas via Turkish Stream across the Black Sea to Turkey.

Gas is also supplied to the countries of Southern and South-Eastern Europe in transit through Turkish territory.

The design capacity of the pipeline is 31.5 billion cubic meters of gas per year.