Europe has been able to reduce its dependence on Russian gas from 40% at the beginning of 2022 to 8%, spokesperson for the French Foreign Ministry Anne-Claire Legendre said in an interview with RTVI channel, Report informs referring to TASS.

“Today we depend on Russian gas by only 8%, while at the beginning of last year this dependence was more than 40%,” she said. “This is an irreversible process, as this is a profound strategic change in the structuring of the European energy mix, and this is a change for the future.”