Signed the 2009 gas contract between Naftogaz and Gazprom is qualitative, it is not necessary to cancel, said the head of the party "Fatherland" Yulia Tymoshenko.
"I wish to recall that, when an agreement was signed in 2009, the cost of gas was 232 dollars. In the fourth quarter will be $ 150. Lower than today on the reverse gives the EU. This contract cannot be canceled!" quoted Tymoshenko, UNIAN.
in addition, Tymoshenko made a report, according to which the ex-President Viktor Yanukovych used the contract to launder money, and Russia, As if it was illegally exacted from Ukraine too high fees. This, on its vision, and is the basis for filing a lawsuit against Russia in the Stockholm court. Then the Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk asked Tymoshenko, will have the opportunity whether it is to sign up to it on the issue of compensation for the difference if the price for gas from Russia in the fourth quarter will be above $ 150 per thousand cubic meters. But concrete answers from the former Prime Minister to get failed. On 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. On Wednesday, Russian energy Minister 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.