Kiev does not have enough money for the purchase of gas and coal, to finish the preparation for the heating season, said the Minister of energy and coal industry of Ukraine Volodymyr Demchyshyn in conversation, informs the press service of the Ministry on the last working day of the week.
"To complete the preparation for the heating season in Ukraine currently lacks the resources and the acquisition of natural gas, and For the purchase of coal. To resolve the issue of Ukraine conducts dialogues with international partners To obtain the necessary credits For gas injection, and with the state "Oschadbank" For crediting the purchase of coal ", - quotes the expression of the Minister's press service informs.
Wednesday Demchyshyn said that representatives of the authorities of Ukraine discussed on conference calls with potential lenders for the possible payment of the injection of gas into storage under the ground for the forthcoming heating season, however, the dialogues until failed.
according to his statement, in past negotiations, for example, was attended by Commissioners of the IMF, the EBRD, the national Bank and the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine. Demchyshyn said that the dialogue will continue, and expressed the hope that they will succeed. Kiev hopes to attract at least $ 1 billion to pay For gas purchases.