Putin says, ‘very important’ to ‘stabilize’ gas market

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a session of the Russian Energy Week International Forum in Moscow on October 13, 2021. (Photo by SERGEI ILNITSKY / POOL / AFP)

MOSCOW, Russia (AFP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday it was “very important” to stabilize the gas market, as Europe faces a gas crisis ahead of winter due to a surge in prices and a drop in reserves.

Speaking at an energy forum in Moscow, Putin said it was “very important” to “suggest a long-term mechanism to stabilizRuse the energy market” in what he called a “difficult situation.”

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