Trilateral Ministerial meeting between the EU, Russia and Ukraine on gas will be held in the coming weeks ", but the exact date until not defined, stated in the press service of the European Commissioner for the Affairs of the Energy Union Maro? ?ef?ovi?.
"Technical meetings will continue to provide the holding of the trilateral Ministerial meeting in the coming weeks. Her date until not defined ", - told in the European Commission, reports the news Agency.
According to Sefcovic, Russia, EU and Ukraine finalize the Protocol on a new gas pack on gas supplies from Russia to Ukraine and its transit to EU countries until the end of winter 2015-2016." The European Commission is currently together with the Ukrainian and Russian sides completes a draft of the Protocol, " he said. Before Thursday, the press service of the European Commission reported that the European Union States will help Ukraine with loans for the purchase of gas from Russia in the winter. Yesterday the Minister of energy of Russia Alexander Novak said that the draft tripartite Protocol on Russian gas supplies to Ukraine provides for the volumes of gas in Ukrainian underground gas storages (UGS) in early winter in a volume of Over 19 billion cubic meters. As reported by Novak, 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.