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War in Syria pushing up energy prices

Gas stations raising prices for diesel fuel, gasoline

02 September, 13:07
War in Syria pushing up energy prices (ANSA) - Rome, September 2 - The war in Syria and related concerns about stability in the region were being blamed Monday for driving up fuel prices in Italy.

Price hikes reported over the weekend saw gasoline rise to more than 1.88 euros per litre while diesel was reported above 1.77 euros per litre.

At least three previous price hikes have contributed to rising energy costs for Italian motorists and businesses that rely on trucking.