Reacting to the reports the UK government is about to announce a major deal to buy natural gas from the United States to ease the energy crisis, Ned Price could not confirm to The Pavlovic Today any details and if the energy deal is actually happening.
“I’m not in a position to shed any additional light on those reports,” said State Department Spokesman Ned Price told The Pavlovic Today. “What I can say is that we work concertedly with Europe, with our British allies as well, when it comes to their energy needs, especially over the course of this winter.”
Price confirmed that the US has taken several short and long-term steps “to see to it that Europe is more resilient to the shocks that we’ve experienced and some of the shocks that we may yet experience in the coming months given again Russia’s continued weaponization of energy.”
According to Price, the Biden administartion has been increasing exports of LNG supplies to Europe. “We’ve been in a position to increase our export of oil supplies to Europe. We’ve been in a position to surge the excess capacity of LNG from other parts of the world to Europe for use this winter. But I’m just not in a position to confirm reports,” concluded Price.
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