The Ministry of energy and coal industry of Ukraine will appeal to the European Commission with the request to assist in the negotiations with Moscow on gas supplies from Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan.
"We are ready to purchase gas in Kazakhstan. It is necessary to revisit this issue. There are difficulties with its transit, but we need to do some real work, " he printed in his own microblog on Twitter by the head of Department of European integration Ministry of coal industry of Ukraine Mykhailo BNO-Arian, quoting the head of the Ministry Vladimir Demchishin.
first of Thursday 1st Vice Premier of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev said that Kyiv has made the initiative of Astana to take action to transport oil and gas through its territory, and to discuss the possibility of purchasing Kazakh coal. While Kazakhstan has already said about the readiness to supply Ukraine 200-300 thousand Tons of coal per month. Remember, at the end of March, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko during the meeting with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Rashid meredovym said that Kiev had shown interest in diversifying the supply of Turkmen gas. Along with this, since 2006 Turkmen gas delivered to Ukraine through direct contracts with Turkmenistan, and the only way pipeline supplies of Turkmen gas to Ukraine still lies through the territory of Russia, UNIAN reports. We emphasize that from 1 July 2015 Ukraine has suspended the purchase of gas from Gazprom to agree on the terms of delivery. Explaining the actions of Kiev, Russian energy Minister Alexander Novak said that the conclusion on suspension of gas purchases from Russia and political grounds for this.