August 10, 2022


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Ursula van der Leyen warns of energy shortages: ‘Prepare for the worst’

Russia has already cut gas supplies to several EU member states.

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LUrsula van der Leyen, the head of the European Commission, has warned that the energy crisis in the EU will increase due to the war in Ukraine. “Russia has already stopped all or part of gas supplies to twelve member states. We have to prepare for the worst,” he told the Spanish newspaper. El Mundo Monday.

According to him, last week the European emergency plan to reduce gas consumption will guarantee supplies for next winter. With this plan, the EU has taken a “decisive and unprecedented step” to completely cut off gas supplies in a fight against Russian President Vladimir Putin’s threats, the Commission president underlined.

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