War in Ukraine: Historic agreement in Brussels, EU countries ready to limit Russian oil price to 60 dollars per

Members of the European Union, with the exception of Poland, on Thursday tentatively agreed to cap the price of Russian oil transported by sea at $60 a barrel. barrel – an idea from the G7 – according to reports. diplomats and a document seen by Reuters.

This agreement will be accompanied by an adjustment mechanism that allows maintaining the ceiling 5% below the market price of crude oil from Russia, based on figures from the IEA (International Energy Agency), specified a diplomat.

Poland, which had pushed for the lowest possible ceiling, had not given its consent on Thursday evening.

The agreement must be approved by all member states’ governments via a written procedure by this Friday at the latest.

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