The G7 countries decided to introduce a price ceiling for Russian oil. Moscow reacted
The prospects for the decision were assessed by the deputy head of the Security Council, Dmitry Medvedev.
Ministries of Finance of – G7 members, namely Great Britain, Germany, Italy, Canada, France, Japan and the USA, decided to impose restrictions on the prices of Russian gas supplied to Europe and other countries.
According to Sky News, citing a statement released by the UK government, the finance ministers called for a coalition to emerge to support price caps on the Russian product.
The G7 document says that such a political intention is supported by all participants and it is enclosed in ” comprehensive ban” for sea transportation services of crude oil and oil products “of Russian origin” around the world.
The condition for allowing such services is purchase at a price “below the ceiling determined by the coalition of countries” that accept and implement this “ceiling”.
Based on the verdict of the G7 countries, the purpose of the measure is to reduce Russian revenues and the ability of the Russian Federation to “finance its aggressive war.”
As for the scheme for establishing the “ceiling”, but the initial limit will be formed on the basis of a number of technical data and agreed upon by the entire coalition .
The second measure of the G7 was a call to oil-producing countries to increase production, thereby reducing market volatility.
It is known that the measures are expected to be introduced as early as February 5, 2023. And on September 1, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Alexander Novak said that the Russian Federation refuses to supply oil to the participants in the establishment of the “ceiling” prices.
Deputy Head of the Security Council of Russia Dmitry Medvedev, in his TG channel, assessed the prospects for Russian gas supplies to the European Union, if the EU decides to introduce restrictive measures, “ceiling” on fuel prices.
The politician believes that in this case, Russian gas will simply disappear from the EU. According to him, “aunt von der how is Leyen” said that the time has come to introduce measures on pipeline Russian gas.
“It will be like with oil. There will simply be no Russian gas in Europe”, – said the deputy head of the Security Council.
Earlier, Topnews wrote that “Gazprom” played on the demands of Siemens and signed the “verdict” to Europe.
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