BRUSSELS (AP) — European companies are tightening security around pipelines and energy prices are rising again as the alleged sabotage of two pipelines that bring natural gas from Russia has highlighted the vulnerability of Europe’s energy infrastructure. and urged the EU to warn of possible retaliation.
Some European officials and energy experts have said Russia is likely to be responsible for any sabotage – it benefits directly from rising energy prices and economic anxiety across Europe – although others have put cautioned against pointing fingers until investigators are able to determine what happened.
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