EU energy ministers fail yet again to agree on a price cap on Russian gas to punish Moscow.
A fifth emergency meeting of European Union energy ministers has ended in a deadlock, with members divided on a price cap for Russian gas.
The bloc wants to punish Moscow by paying less for its gas, while protecting consumers from prices that have soared since the Ukraine war began.
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The split is between those wanting tough measures and those fearing that too low a cap might affect supplies.
That could happen if producers sell to other markets instead of the EU as higher rates are on offer elsewhere.
The ministers are hoping to reach a compromise at another round of talks next week.
But can the deep divisions within the EU be overcome?
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