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Biden Scours Globe to Send Europe Gas If Russia Hits Ukraine

  • Countries approached include China, though talks are limited
  • Officials fear Russian gas cut-off in event of hostilities
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The Biden administration and European allies are searching the world for surplus natural gas to send to Europe in the event conflict erupts over Ukraine, including approaching China about its supplies, according to people familiar with the matter.

Talks with China have been limited and haven’t yet resulted in any agreement, two of the people said. U.S. and European officials have also spoken to officials in Japan, South Korea and India about diverting supplies of gas to Europe, the people said.