Germany is ready to abandon coal and oil from Russia by the end of the year – Scholz

Germany can quickly eliminate dependence on Russian energy resources, the German chancellor expressed confidence.

Germany can quickly get rid of dependence on Russian energy resources. Coal and oil from Russia may stop buying before the end of the year. This was stated by German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, writes Reuters.

“We will be able to get rid of our dependence on oil and coal imports this year,” he said.

At the same time, the politician noted that the rejection of Russian gas would take more time.

Scholz also added that the loopholes in the sanctions imposed in connection with the war unleashed by Russia in Ukraine must be closed in order to “continue to put pressure on Putin.”

Germany is preparing to stop gas supplies from Russia

And in the meantime Poland is going to abandon coal from the Russian Federation already in April-May, and they plan to stop importing Russian oil before the end of this year.

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