The obligations of the Ukrainian side for the purchase and injection of gas into storage under the ground and the allocation of the EU bailout for these purposes are required to enter into a new package of gas agreements that can be signed on the results of the upcoming meeting of the Russia-Ukraine-European Commission, said Russian energy Minister Alexander Novak.
"Our Employees work On a document, we would like to, what in this document Commitments and Ukraine on gas purchase and injection into underground storage facilities, volumes, and Obligations of the European side that will take on their own shoulders the provision of financial assistance, because, you know, there (in Ukraine) there are currently problems with the availability of money to pay for gas injection into UGS ", - quotes the expression Permutation of " Prime ". The Minister said that the Russian side is ready to sign such a document." On the document being worked on, If there are meaningful things that should be fixed, then we will be ready to sign. If there'll be Obligations only from our side, as it was in the 2nd quarter, that makes no sense. All the decisions we are taking, " explained Novak. Speaking about the date of the upcoming trilateral meeting, the Minister said that she will be able to pass at the end of June." The date we determine the Sefcovic (Vice-President of the European Commission on energenius marasem Sefcovic) and Demchishin (the head of the Ministry of energy of Ukraine Vladimir Demchishin), this was most likely after June 20 will be, " said Novak. Remember, may 23, Kiev appealed to Russian authorities with a request to extend a discount on gas. A trilateral dialogue at the technical level between representatives of Russia, Ukraine and the European Commission on gas issues will be held in Brussels on 2 June. 28 may, it was announced that Gazprom puts Naftogaz penalty for the gas shortage in 2014, 8, 2 billion. In the end the total amount of Ukraine's debt to Russia for gas, together with penalties for failure to comply with contractual rules "take or pay" has increased to 29, 477 billion, said the head of Gazprom.