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Germany, France vow closer cooperation on energy in joint statement

2022-11-27 08:35:52       source:CGTN

November 26, 2022

Germany and France on Friday pledged closer cooperation on energy and support for each other to ensure energy security, in the latest efforts to alleviate a crisis following the Russia-Ukraine conflict.

The two European neighbors agreed that Germany would provide France with electricity while France would send much-needed natural gas to Germany in a joint statement signed by German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and French Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne in Berlin.

In the statement, Germany said it would delay the phase-out of remaining nuclear power plants until next April in order to provide additional electricity supplies to France.

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