France accuses Russia over gas supply as Nord Stream shutdown looms


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France accused Moscow on Tuesday of using energy supplies as “a weapon of war” after Russia’s Gazprom (GAZP.MM) cut deliveries to a major French customer and said it would shut its main gas pipeline to Germany for three days this week.

European governments are trying to coordinate a response to soaring energy costs for businesses and households and to fill storage facilities ahead of peak demand in the winter.