Reuters: Germany has proposed to extend sanctions against Russia because of the turbines Siemens

Reuters: Germany has proposed to extend sanctions against Russia because of the turbines Siemens


TASS, July 24. Three or four citizens of the Russian Federation may be in the sanctions list of the EU because of the scandal with Siemens turbines, which, according to the company, was delivered to the Crimea in spite of the restrictions. This was reported Monday by Reuters.

According to the Agency, the proposal introduced, the EU, Germany. A diplomatic source Agency said that the sanctions may relate to representatives of the Ministry of energy and companies engaged in the transportation of turbines on the Peninsula. It is expected that the extension of the sanctions list will be discussed on Wednesday. The European Commission has not officially commented on this information.

Last Friday, the German company announced the suspension of deliveries of power equipment of Russian firms, since, according to the company, four gas turbine set for power plant in Taman, was moved to the Crimea to bypass sanctions of the European Union.

The Minister of industry and trade of Russia Denis Manturov in connection with the scandal underscored that the Russian side has provided the maximum legal correctness in the use of Siemens technology in the production of turbines for thermal power plants in the Crimea.

The Minister explained that the Simferopol and Sevastopol TPP will be equipped with turbines of Russian production, but with the use of foreign elements. The turbines have a Russian certificate, said the Minister.

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