US Urges Russia to Do More for European Energy Security

White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan expressed concerned that supply is not keeping up with surging demand.


U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman, in a meeting with Russian Deputy Prime Minister Aleksey Overchuk on Oct. 14, called on Russia to "do more to ensure European energy security," the U.S. State Department said.

Natural gas prices in Europe and elsewhere have rocketed this year due to lower-than-usual stocks, reduced supply from Russia, the onset of colder weather and infrastructure outages.

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