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Draghi considers the reasons for the reduction in Russian gas supplies political


Press conference following the meeting between Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, Prime Minister of Italy Mario Draghi and Romanian President Klaus Iohannis in KyivROME, 16 Jun. Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi, during a visit to Kyiv, said that the European countries do not believe Russia's explanation of the technical reasons for the reduction in gas supplies.“We are told that the reasons for cutting off gas supplies, affecting almost all of Europe, are of a technical nature. One of the reasons is that maintenance requires spare parts that are not coming due to sanctions. Germany, we and others believe that this is a lie, that it is about the political use of gas in the same way as grain,” he said. during a press conference for Italian journalists, which was broadcast by the press service of the country's Council of Ministers. politician, the current situation will affect the accumulation of fuel reserves, which are now at 52 percent, and not its consumption. Draghi added that the European Council will discuss setting a cap on the price of Russian gas.May 21, 09:30 InfographicEurope and Russian Gas: Rising Dependence and Consumption PatternInfographicView