The European Bank for restoration and development and the NJSC "Naftogaz of Ukraine" till now have not signed a loan agreement for 300 million dollars for the purchase of Ukraine's European gas for the current heating season, informs on Tuesday, the Ukrainian news Agency "UKRINFORM" referring to a source in the EBRD.
before the EBRD Board of Directors approved the conclusion on the allocation of Kiev 300 million dollars for the pumping of gas through reverse supplies from the EU. However, Kiev and the EBRD had not coordinated the plan for the reform of " Naftogaz ", that might be an obstacle for Kyiv to receive the EBRD loan.
"The EBRD with private parties willing to provide funds, But as long as the contract was not signed. Why is a question for the Ukrainian side, " - said the Agency source.
according to him, to come to a common opinion did not work for the reason that the Ukrainian side had a few questions for corporate reform of " Naftogaz ". However, as drew the attention of the interlocutor, the EBRD is ready to allocate 300 million dollars for the purchase of gas, for this decision voted by the shareholders of the Bank.
the head of the Ministry of energy and coal industry of Ukraine Volodymyr Demchyshyn last week said that the Ministry of energy of Ukraine are not satisfied with the reform plan of the NJSC "Naftogaz of Ukraine" Submitted by the European Bank for restoration and development. According to his statement, the energy Ministry has sent the Bank the letter with appropriate remarks.