Russia – Ukraine conflict: EU meets to discuss boycotting Russian oil and gas

Written by on March 10, 2022

The European Union council is set to meet March 10 – 11, 2022, to discuss how to reduce energy dependency, in particular on Russian gas, oil and coal, amongst other things.

The members of the Union said the informal meeting will hold in Versailles, France.

According to the statement by the Union, the event will be hosted by the President of the rotating presidency Emmanuel Macron and chaired by the President of the European Council Charles Michel.

The agenda of the informal meeting is to discuss the latest developments in Ukraine and their consequences, reducing energy dependency, in particular on Russian gas, oil, and coal, and building a more robust economic base.

Commenting on the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, the Union said its backing is with the sovereign state.

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