“From this year Europe will live without Russian oil. Moscow has already made it clear that it will not supply oil to those countries that support an anti-market price ceiling,” Ulyanov commented on the recent introduction by the European Union of a price ceiling on Russian oil at $60 per barrel.
He also expressed confidence that the European Union will soon accuse Russia of using oil as a weapon. “Just wait,” Ulyanov wrote on his Twitter.
“Moscow will not accept”
quickly produced, we will inform,” Peskov added.
LDPR leader Leonid Slutsky also said that for Moscow “no price restrictions are unacceptable.” “There will be no oil supplies to countries under the terms of the price ceiling, even if it [limited supplies] is more profitable,” the deputy said.
In his opinion, the EU “jeopardizes its energy security” . “They did not install a ceiling, but broke through the bottom, and again. And for what? For the sake of satisfying the ambitions of overseas partners. But the Europeans can’t wait for help from them, ”Slutsky expressed confidence.
“Not a war in the international legal sense”
The press service of the German government has issued a message emphasizing that Russia is not waging an energy war with Germany. The statement was made after the next accusations of the German Minister of Finance Christian Lindner against the Russian Federation, who had repeatedly stated in his interviews about the “energy war”.
At the same time, the German Cabinet reminded that Berlin had previously imposed sanctions against Moscow and continues to comply with them.
On December 2, the European Council finally agreed on the introduction of a price ceiling for Russian oil at $60 per barrel with a revision mechanism. The measures are designed to weaken the economic potential of Russia so that the country could no longer finance military operations in Ukraine.
The “height” of the ceiling could not be approved for a long time due to the fact that Polish representatives insisted on a limit of $30 per barrel , despite the fact that most of the participating countries were in favor of the $65-70 limit.
On the same day, the G7 countries and Australia announced that they had also agreed to limit the price of Russian oil at $60 per barrel. The price ceiling will be reviewed every two months to ensure that the rate remains at least 5% below average market rates.
will supply nothing abroad to the detriment of its interests.
“Russia will not act contrary to common sense, to pay for someone else’s well-being at its own expense. We will not supply energy resources to those countries that will limit their prices, ” emphasized head of state at the Russian Energy Week forum.