April 15, 2024



Moldova says it will pay debts as Russia’s Gazprom threatens to cut gas supplies



Moldova’s deputy prime minister said the country would pay off an outstanding debt to Russian gas giant Gazprom which had threatened to cut supplies to the country within 48 hours.

Andrei Spinu said Moldova would “fulfil its obligations” and pay off a debt worth €65.8 million. The former Soviet country has been in the throes of a serious energy crisis with its debt exploding in October due to a sudden price hike.

Some western countries have accused Russia of using natural gas as a geopolitical tool.

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