Germany raises the alarm in the gas emergency plan.
The decision, agreed in the government of Olaf Scholz, was communicated by the Ministry of Economy and Climate led by green
"At the moment the gas supply is guaranteed", the ministry also assured.
The plan includes three steps: alert, alarm and emergency.
"Gas is now a scarce commodity in Germany,"
said in a statement in Berlin, in which he announced that Germany has raised the alarm in its gas emergency plan.
"We have to reduce the use of gas already in the summer," he said.
Summer is "deceptive", "but winter comes and we have to fill the deposits," he added.
Habeck urged the Germans to "make a national effort" to counter and prevent Putin's "will" from being realized.
"We are in an economic confrontation with Russia and gas is being used as a weapon," she said.
"We need all the political measures to make sure there is enough gas," she added.