© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Gas bubbles from the Nord Stream 2 leak reaching floor of the Baltic Sea within the space exhibits disturbance of properly over one kilometre diameter close to Bornholm, Denmark, September 27, 2022. Danish Defence Command/Handout through REUTERS/File Photo
(Reuters) – Russia is ready for the end result of an investigation into the sabotage of the Nord Stream gasoline pipelines earlier than making any request for compensation, the RIA state information company cited a overseas ministry official as saying on Tuesday.
The pipelines beneath the Baltic Sea have been broken in explosions final yr, and investigations have but to ascertain who was accountable.
In reply to a query about compensation, RIA quoted Dmitry Birichevsky, the pinnacle of the ministry’s financial cooperation division, as saying: “The probe is not over yet, we are waiting for its results to be presented to the (United Nations) Security Council, then we will decide what to do.”
Russia has blamed the United States, Britain, and Ukraine for the blasts which largely minimize it off from the profitable European market. Those nations have denied involvement.
The United Nations Security Council has refused to hold out its personal investigation into the incident, leaving it to the governments of Sweden, Denmark and Germany.