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Von der Leyen: EU's gas imports from Russia decrease from 40% to 9% since February, will drop further

September 15, 2022 10:41 pmby The Kyiv Independent news desk

In an interview with The Kyiv Independent, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said that the EU "anticipated that (Russian President Vladimir) Putin would close down Nord Stream 1. So we worked hard to diversify away from Russia to other suppliers, reliable supplies like the United States or, for example, Norway." She added that the European Union has "85% filled gas storages."

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