"Gazprom" during the winter kept the package for Ukraine, the maximum daily withdrawal rate in the amount of 114 million cubic meters, said the head of gas holding Alexey Miller.
He said that the Firm did not want the rule of "take or pay" for the period up to 31 March 2016.
"We provided Ukraine an opportunity to take gas under abnormally low temperatures, in conditions of cooling in a daily mode, up to 114 million cubic meters per day, this corresponds to a maximum annual contract amount of 52 billion cubic meters that We have in the contract ", - He declared in interview to television channel " ".
review of Miller, such rules create for Ukraine an additional opportunity to pass the autumn-winter peak, extreme cold. But Under condition of advance payment for gas, drew the attention of the head of the organization.
A tripartite agreement, which was signed at the end of September in Brussels, According to Miller, " does not provide Answer to the questions, as Ukraine would pay for gas deliveries in the winter."
"the agreement appears only five hundred million dollars. At the current price level is about 2 billion cubic meters of gas, which are required in a short period of time to be injected into storage under the ground. The answer to the question of how Ukraine will pay for gas from the straight pipe to cover its winter needs, this Protocol does not provide ", - He noted.