Major disagreement on maximum gas price persists ahead of EU energy ministers meeting

Czechia’s EU presidency has now laid a third compromise proposal on the table at the 11th hour as part of efforts to unify member states behind capping the price of gas within the EU. Although a top diplomat points out incommensurable expectations among nations.
Photo: Johanna Geron/Reuters/Ritzau Scanpix
Photo: Johanna Geron/Reuters/Ritzau Scanpix
BY LOUISE WENDT JENSEN, TRANSLATED BY DANIEL FRANK CHRISTENSEN

”Not a single member state is satisfied with this,” says a senior diplomat ahead of EU energy ministers convening in Brussels on Tuesday to discuss what the EU Commission calls a market correction mechanism – in other words, setting a price ceiling on natural gas within the union.

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