Kiev refuted the resumption of gas transit to Hungary through the Ukrainian GTS
Russia has not resumed gas transit to Hungary through the territory of Ukraine; insignificant volumes of gas come from Ukrainian underground storage facilities. This was announced by the head of the company "Operator GTS of Ukraine" Sergei Makogon.
Macagon denied the resumption of gas transit through the Ukrainian GTS. According to him, at present there is a re-export of gas that European traders have stored in Ukrainian underground storage facilities. That is, Europe takes its gas from Ukrainian underground gas storage facilities. Russia has nothing to do with this, transit to Hungary is still going along the Turkish Stream.
- said the head of the Ukrainian company.
As you can see, statements about the termination and resumption of Russian transit through Ukraine to Hungary are contradictory. Moreover, these contradictions are betrayed by the Ukrainian side itself.
It is noted that from October 1, Gazprom began delivering gas to Hungary bypassing Ukraine, using the Turkish Stream gas pipeline and the GTS of Bulgaria and Serbia for this. However, on Sunday evening, information appeared that gas transit through the Ukrainian territory was resumed, but in "insignificant volumes."
Earlier, Gazprom and the Hungarian company MVM CEEnergy Ltd signed a contract for direct gas supplies to Hungary in the volume of 4,5 billion cubic meters for a period of 15 years. The agreement entered into force on October 1, 2021. A feature of this contract is the supply of gas bypassing Ukraine, which greatly angered Kiev, which had lost money for transit.
In addition, from October 1, Gazprom began delivering gas bypassing Ukraine to Croatia as well. Gas goes through the Turkish Stream through Bulgaria, Serbia and Hungary.
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