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German gas lobby group calls for gas stockpiling in face of Russian threat

Illustration shows natural gas pipeline, German and Russian flag colours

BERLIN (Reuters) - German gas lobby group Zukunft Gas (Future Gas) said on Wednesday Germany must immediately start stockpiling more gas now that Russia is using the energy source as a political tool.

"We need to save gas now so that we have enough in winter," said the group's head Timm Kehler in a statement.

(Reporting by Rachel More, editing by Thomas Escritt)

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