Russia and Turkiye have moved to settlements in rubles for a portion of Russian gas supplies, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Alexander Novak said in a statement, Report informs, citing TASS.

“I can say for sure that some of our payments have been converted into rubles,” he said.

Novak did not answer the question of whether Turkiye is asking Russia for a discount on gas, calling it a commercial story between buyers and consumers.