Macron interview: Russia 'will use gas as a weapon of war'

In the Bastille Day interview the president also called on the French to reduce energy use and waste saying that using less energy was a good thing both "for the climate and also for our energy independence".

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France needs to mobilise to prepare for the probable scenario of energy shortages this autumn because Russia is using cuts in supplies to Europe as a weapon in its war with Ukraine, French president Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday, reports FRANCE 24.