Putin noted Russia’s contribution to ensuring Europe’s energy security

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For 50 years Russia has made a significant contribution to ensuring Europe’s energy security, it confirms the reputation of Russia as a reliable energy supplier, said the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin following the meeting with Federal Chancellor of Austria Sebastian Kurtz.

«Austria is the largest buyer of Russian natural gas and provides its transit to other European countries. In June of this year marks 50 years since the beginning of gas supplies from the Soviet Union on the Austrian market. Throughout this period, our country has made a significant contribution to the energy security of the European continent. The upcoming anniversary clearly confirms Russia’s reputation as a reliable energy supplier,» said Putin.

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