Italy calls on the EU to set a ceiling on gas imports from Russia

The EU is facing record high energy prices, prompting many governments to find ways to support affected households and businesses.

The Italian prime minister recommended that the EU introduce a price ceiling on gas imported from Russia in order to ease the burden of price increases on businesses and households.

European Union (EU) member states need to introduce price ceilings on gas imported from Russia in order to ease the burden of price increases on businesses and households.

Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi made the recommendation at a conference in the Italian town of Rimini on Aug. 24.

According to Draghi, the Italian government has been strongly pressuring the EU to introduce a ceiling on the price of Russian gas imports.