Europe Considers Shipping Insurance Ban. That Could Hinder Russia’s Oil Exports.

That all looks like too many arms for Brussels to twist over the next 10 days, says Eoin Drea, senior research officer at the Martens Centre for European Studies. Priority will go to halting direct oil imports. 

“The EU is desperate for some sort of agreement, and it isn’t impossible that the insurance issue will be postponed or dropped,” he says.

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