Italy has penned a take care of Angola to ramp up gasoline provides from the southern African nation because it urgently scrambles to interrupt away from Russian gasoline over the Ukraine struggle.
A declaration of intent was signed to develop “new” pure gasoline ventures and to extend exports to Italy, an announcement from the Italian international minister introduced.
“Today we have reached another important agreement with Angola to increase gas supplies,” Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio stated.
“Italy’s commitment to differentiate energy supply sources is confirmed.”
Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi needs so as to add Angola and Congo-Brazzaville to a portfolio of suppliers to substitute Russia, which supplies about 45 per cent of Italian gasoline.
“We do not want to depend on Russian gas any longer, because economic dependence must not become political subjection,” he stated in an interview with the Corriere della Sera newspaper.
“Diversification is possible and can be implemented in a relatively short amount of time – quicker than we imagined just a month ago.”