Financial Times: EU must curb Russian gas supply to avoid being ‘held hostage’

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Belgium’s energy minister has urged the EU to curb imports of Russian gas by weaning itself off fossil fuels after a report showed that her country was among the world’s biggest recipients of liquefied natural gas thanks to its status as a transit hub.


Tinne Van der Straeten told the Financial Times it was “absolutely necessary” that the bloc met its goal of weaning itself off Russian fossil fuels by 2027 to prevent it “being held hostage” by Moscow.


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Date published: 06 September 2023

Alice Hancock and Laura Dubois in Brussels


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