MEPs signal broad support for Energy Charter Treaty withdrawal

With a decisive mid-June conference looming, the European Parliament plenary on Thursday saw many lawmakers coalescing around withdrawal from a post-cold war agreement that has seen fossil fuel multinationals suing EU governments over their environment policy.

by Christian Ernhede
Valdis Dombrovskis
Valdis Dombrovskis: “The current energy crisis does not change the EU’s position in these negotiations" (Photo by Thierry Monasse/Getty Images)

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