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Germany and partners to consider energy price mechanisms, minister says

FILE PHOTO: German Economy and Climate Action Minister Habeck holds news conference on the future use of LNG, in Berlin

BERLIN (Reuters) - Berlin recognises the difficulies of imposing a fixed cap on gas prices, Economy Minister Robert Habeck said on Tuesday, adding that Germany and its European partners will seek a better approach for energy pricing mechanisms on a European level.

Habeck's comments came after Italian media reports said that Germany was willing to consider such a price cap.

(Reporting by Andreas Rinke; Writing by Riham Alkousaa; Editing by David Goodman)