3 May

At the extraordinary Energy Council meeting on 2 May 2022, ministers discussed the state of EU energy policy and the necessary preparedness measures in the context of the war in Ukraine.

Member States underlined the importance of unity and solidarity and assured that they were also prepared for possible supply disruptions through enhanced cooperation. Hungary was represented at the meeting by Secretary of State Attila Steiner, who said, among other things, that Hungary supports joint EU action, but the specificities of the Member States must be carefully considered in all decisions. Hungary has made significant efforts and investments in recent years in order to strengthen its security of energy supply and is working to ensure security of energy supply in the future.