Hungary indicators cope with Gazprom for five.8bn cubic metres of pure fuel

Hungary says it has signed a cope with Russian vitality large Gazprom for five.8 billion cubic metres of additional pure fuel.

Zoltan Kovacs, worldwide spokesman for Hungary’s authorities, mentioned it will be on high of the nation’s present provides.

“Hungary’s vitality provide is secure,” he added.

Hungary’s overseas affairs minister additionally logged in to announce the cope with Gazprom on Fb whereas assembly with different EU ministers.

The ministers met to debate a potential visa ban on Russian vacationers in response to the battle in Ukraine.

The announcement comes as Europe scrambles to chop vitality consumption and deal with a discount in provide of Russian fuel.

Gazprom stopped fuel provides to Europe’s Nord Stream 1 pipeline earlier on Wednesday for upkeep amid considerations within the EU that Russia will cease exporting pure fuel in retaliation for sanctions.

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