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July 26, 2022 2:35 pmby The Kyiv Independent news desk

The energy ministers of the EU countries reached an agreement on the voluntary reduction of gas demand by 15% this winter "to prepare for possible disruptions of gas supplies from Russia that is continuously using energy supplies as a weapon," reads a European Council statement. The reduction may become mandatory in case of a "Union alert" on the security of supply, according to the Council.

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