EU countries remain divided on gas price caps, diplomat says

European Union flags flutter outside the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, September 28, 2022. REUTERS/Yves Herman

BRUSSELS, Sept 29 (Reuters) - European Union countries are split over whether to cap gas prices, which they will discuss at a meeting of the bloc's energy ministers on Friday, a senior EU diplomat said.

"On the price caps at this moment there is nothing near like a consensus," the diplomat said on Thursday.

The diplomat added it was "difficult" to predict if consensus could be reached among countries on imposing a price cap on Russian gas alone.

Reporting by Bart Meijer

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