Loans from European financial institutions in the amount of five hundred million dollars will allow Ukraine in September - the first part of October to additionally upload to store 2 billion cubic meters of gas, said Minister of energy Alexander Novak.
"It was declared about the fact that already today agreed with the European financial institutions on the provision in the form of a loan to Ukraine five hundred million dollars for gas injection into UGS. This special credit will, in addition, these funds will be credited to the special account of "Gazprom" in the form of payment. And accordingly, It is expected to be 2 billion cubic meters of gas, which will give the opportunity during September And the first part of October additionally be pumped into underground storage facilities (Ukraine) 2 billion (cubic meters), " said Novak in conversation channel.
in addition, according to his statement, the European Commission will bring to the end the question of the allocation of Ukraine of five hundred million dollars of funds from the world Bank, as well as among them for the purchase of gas.
"Also, an agreement was reached about the fact that the European Commission before the end would bring the question of allocation of five hundred million dollars of funds from the World Bank, as well as among them for their intended purpose, for the purchase of gas from" Gazprom ", - said the Russian Minister.
on the last working day of the week held in Vienna dialogues on gas issues the head of the Ministry of energy of the Russian Federation, Vice-President of the European Commission on energenius marasem Sefcovic. The meeting was Also attended by the head of "Gazprom" Alexey Miller.