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The construction of the pipeline “Nord stream-2” 2 Nord Stream AG was surprised by the reports about the desire of Poland to arrest his assets. Press Secretary Jens Muller explained that he knew nothing about any litigation in which can happen the arrest, reports TASS.
Thus he commented on the statement of the Minister of public assets Poland Janusz Kowalski, who reported intentions of Warsaw.
According to the Polish official, the arrest will be part of the compensation that the state concern PGNiG was awarded the Stockholm arbitration. The case concerns the overstatement of cost of gas delivered to the Republic. In Warsaw appreciate the compensation of 1.5 billion dollars.
Earlier in “Gazprom” have indicated that they consider it premature to estimate the amount of future payments. However, the Russian company admitted that he had obtained judgement.
The decision was made by the so-called Yamal contract, which was signed in 1996 and ends in 2022-m. It provides for delivery of up to ten billion cubic meters of fuel per year. In 2012 Warsaw was reduced prices by ten percent, but in 2015 it demanded a new decline.
Poland does not intend to renew the contract with Gazprom after its completion. The head of PGNiG Piotr, Wozniak pointed out that the losses of the company due to the expensive gas at 250 million dollars a year.
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