Macron will call an emergency meeting on National Security due to the energy crisis

France Info: Macron will hold a meeting of the Defense Council on September 2 due to the energy crisis, French President Emmanuel Macron will hold an emergency meeting of the Defense and National Security Council on September 2 against the background of the energy crisis in the country.

This is reported by France Info with reference to a source in the Elysee Palace.

According to the interlocutors of the publication, the meeting will be attended by French Prime Minister Elisabeth Born, Minister of Economy, Finance, Industrial and Digital Sovereignty of the country Bruno Le Maire, as well as Minister of Energy Transition Agnes Panier-Runache.

Presumably, the main topic of the meeting will be the supply of gas and electricity in the coming winter.

Earlier it became known that electricity prices in France have broken a historical record. The price of the electricity supply futures reached 1075 euros per megawatt-hour. The growth is noted against the background of the decision of the local power company to extend technical work on four nuclear reactors.