Damage to the Estonia-Finland gas pipeline. NATO promises response if attack is proven | News of Ukraine


NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg promised a β€œstrong response” if a deliberate attack on the Balticconnector gas pipeline between Estonia and Finland is proven. This is what he’s talking about reported at a briefing with the president Vladimir Zelensky in Brussels.

According to him, if it is proven that the pipeline between Estonia and Finland was damaged as a result of a deliberate attack, then this β€œwill be serious.”

β€œThis will be met with a united and decisive response from NATO,” Stoltenberg said.

On Sunday, October 8, due to an emergency situation stopped gas supplies via Balticconnector, an undersea gas pipeline between Finland and Estonia

Gasgrid and Elering are preparing an operation to investigate the causes and determine the location of the likely leak. For this purpose, it is planned to use various technical methods, including echo sounding and underwater video recording.

How long it will take for repairs is still unknown. It takes several days just to inspect the pipe. And if it turns out that there really is a hole in the pipeline, repair work may take several months, depending on the nature of the damage.

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Source: liga.net


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