The volume of reverse gas supplies from Slovakia to Ukraine is 14, 5 billion cubic meters per year and has the ability to be enlarged, said Slovak Prime Minister Robert fico.
before Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that Ukraine has decided to increase gas reverse flows from Slovakia.
"I also summed up that the reverse is 14, 5 billion cubic meters every year, and that there are preconditions for increasing the volume of gas that will be delivered to Ukraine," said fico at a press conference following the meeting with Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk.
He added that He agreed with Yatsenyuk about the fact that future negotiations on the reverse supply of gas participated Commissioners of the European Commission.
Ukraine is already a year receives gas at the Slovak route. According to " Ukrtransgaz ", during this period, imported more than eleven billion cubic meters of gas.
"Naftogaz of Ukraine" from 1 July stopped purchasing gas from Gazprom due to the fact that he was not satisfied with the price of gas from Russia with the discount for the period of the 3rd quarter, 247, 17 dollars per thousand cubic meters. Kiev and Moscow will continue the dialogue on the terms of gas purchases, the Ukrainian side hopes to sign a contract that will define the rules for the import of gas from Russia for the entire heating season 2015-2016. Besides, Kiev is experiencing a shortage of funds for payment of purchase of gas, the Ministry of energy of Ukraine conducts dialogues with potential creditors on the issue.