Nausėda: Lithuania is ready for Moscow to disconnect it from the regional energy system

Nausėda: Lithuania is ready for Moscow to disconnect it from the regional energy system

Nauseda: Lithuania is ready for Moscow to disconnect it from the regional energy system

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda   Nausėda: Lithuania is ready for Moscow to disconnect it from the regional energy system

At the same time, according to the Lithuanian President, he does not expect a military confrontation with Russia

Lithuania is ready for Russia to disconnect it from the regional energy system in response to the blocking of railway deliveries of a number of Russian goods to the Kaliningrad region, but no military confrontation is expected, Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda told Reuters.

Nausėda's statement came after the Kremlin on Tuesday warned Lithuania that Moscow would give a painful answer to the ban on the transit of goods included in the EU sanctions list.

Recall that Vilnius banned the transit of goods subject to EU sanctions through Lithuanian territory – both to Kaliningrad and from Kaliningrad – referring to EU sanctions rules.

as a disconnect from the BRELL system or otherwise,” Nausėda told Reuters on Wednesday.

Last year, Lithuania installed a power line connecting it with Poland to be able to quickly connect to the mainland European grid in the event that Russia cuts off the electricity supply.

The EU-funded project aims to disconnection of the Baltic States from their common energy system with Russia and Belarus by 2025 in favor of a decentralized energy system of continental Europe. Nausėda explained.

According to him, he will raise the issue of confrontation with Russia at the NATO summit next week.

He also stressed that Lithuania feels the solidarity of other EU countries and intends to expand the list of goods that it bans from being imported into Kaliningrad as new EU sanctions are gradually introduced. said Gitanas Nauseda.