“We have a turbine that requires maintenance, then it has to be returned from the place where it is repaired to the place of its operation. If they do not return the turbine then, it may be a reason that is not entirely technological,” he stressed.
The senior official thus responded to the press to comments from Berlin that the reduction of fuel deliveries is related to politics. “Everything is quite clear, there is no double meaning here,” he noted.
According to Peskov, Germany is well aware of all maintenance cycles of that pipeline. “Nord Stream has been running for years without any problems. It is strange to mix it all with politics,” he said.
The head of the Kremlin press office meant that Russia is strictly fulfilling all its obligations on the supply of energy resources to Europe.