Potential creditors as long as I do not want to provide funds to Ukraine for the purchase of gas for injection into storage under the ground For the coming winter, declared the head of Ministry of energy of Ukraine Volodymyr Demchyshyn.
He hoped once again to discuss the issue on August 27-28 in Vienna at the meeting with the European Commission and hopes that negotiations will connect American partners.
"Nobody wants us to give Money. 27-28 (August) will be meeting in Vienna (European Commission), it is expected the participation of us partners. Hopefully it will be the next stage", - has demchyshyn said on Wednesday, responding to the question, how are the conversations with potential lenders on the issue of payment of gas for the winter, reports RIA " Novosti ". Demchyshyn said that the American side will be presented by representatives of the government and will participate in negotiations informally. Remember, on July 31, the head of Ukrainian government Arseniy Yatsenyuk said about the critical situation in the energy sector of the country, noting that the Ministry of energy and the organization is not ready to supply people warm this winter. On 10 July, the Minister of energy and coal industry of Ukraine Volodymyr demchyshyn said that the completion of preparations For the heating season in Ukraine is not enough resources for the purchase of natural gas and coal. By the beginning of the second half of October Ukraine should have in UGS 18–20 billion cubic meters of gas for the normal passage of winter and the opportunity to purchase imported gas in the winter. Money from the EU will be enough to purchase 4 billion cubic meters of gas at a price of $ 247 per thousand cubic meters. The price has made the initiative of Gazprom in the 3rd quarter of 2015 (with a discount of $ 40), reversible gas costs the same.