Naftogaz of Ukraine expects that by the end of yesterday's negotiations Russia-EU-Ukraine on gas in Brussels will be signed initialed a tripartite Protocol, as well as additions to the contract with " Gazprom ".
Authorized Russia, Ukraine and the European Commission, despite the length of the meeting on gas in Brussels, managed on its results to initial the Protocol on gas supplies to Ukraine and transit this winter, but not to sign the document completely. According to the document, Ukraine takes on its own shoulders the obligation to buy 2 billion cubic meters of gas from "Gazprom" for injection into underground storage facilities. This gas must be purchased in October.
"Were also agreed upon all key positions in the additional agreement to the contract on production and delivery of gas between "Naftogaz" and " Gazprom ". The signing of an additional contract associated with the signing of a binding Protocol, "- said in explanation of " Naftogaz ".
according to the organization, during the meeting on the last working day of the week Demchishin, the head of the Ministry of energy of Russia Alexander Novak, Vice-President of the European Commission maro? ?ef?ovi? discussed and agreed on all the essential characteristics of a binding tripartite Protocol for the obligations of the government of the Russian Federation, the government of Ukraine and the European Commission for a new winter package.
As emphasized by the Firm, the document was initialled, the Signing and approval will require separate procedures.
yesterday the head of Ministry of Ukraine Volodymyr demchyshyn on the results of the negotiations explained that the Protocol was only initialed because it required to study lawyers, he expects the document will be signed no later than a week Later.