"They agreed on the content of two resolutions - on permits and solidarity," he told RIA Novosti.

According to the interlocutor of the publication, they are scheduled to be adopted at the next energy council on December 13, along with a political agreement on a proposal for a market adjustment mechanism.

Earlier, Bloomberg reported that the European Union proposed a 45-day transition period after the announcement of a ceiling on Russian oil prices on December 5.

Italy's Environment and Energy Minister Gilberto Pichetto-Fratin said 15 European Union countries were critical of the European Commission's proposal to set a ceiling on natural gas prices.