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ENERGY RETHINK

EU plans to end reliance on Russian fossil fuels by 2027, says Von der Leyen

EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen.
By Reuters
11 Mar 2022 0

The European Union should stop using Russian fossil fuels by 2027, EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on Thursday, adding that she would propose a plan for doing so in mid-May.

“Proposal for a RePowerEU plan to phase out our dependencies on Russian fossil fuels by 2027,” she wrote on Twitter as EU leaders met in Versailles to discuss the issue.

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