According to the head of Ukrainian government Arseniy Yatsenyuk, the only option consensus on gas supplies from Russia for next heating season will be the analogue of the triangular package 2014-2015.
"We believe that the only mechanism providing both a flow of gas transit to the EU and the stability of gas supplies to Ukraine is the use of a similar mechanism that was last year between the EU, Ukraine and Russia. This tripartite Protocol between Ukraine, the EU and the Russian Federation and the application to the gas contract type, that were signed in the past year ", - said Yatsenyuk, RIA " Novosti ". Recall that the Russian Federation has concluded winter package with Kiev, giving him a discount and at the time of vacating the rule of "take or pay" (no obligation to purchase data). The European Commission hopes that Ukraine does not fully Fund the purchase of gas on the new winter package. Vice-President of the EC in energosoiuz Maros Sefcovic before a round of consultations with the Ukrainian delegations in Vienna I am sure that the trilateral agreement on gas between Russia, Ukraine and EU will sign by the end of September. On August 21, the head of Gazprom and Naftogaz Alexey Miller and Andrey Kobelev held dialogues in Minsk, during which discussed the current cooperation organizations and preparation of the Ukrainian organization for the autumn-winter period. Miller also said that Gazprom does not want to pump gas into underground gas storages of Ukraine, which ought to complement 3, 2 billion cubic meters of blue fuel.