The head of the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine Natalie Jaresko and 1st Vice-President of the European Bank for restoration and development (EBRD), Phil Bennett signed an agreement on the allocation of Kiev 300 million dollars for the purchase of gas on the Western border.
The signing ceremony was held in Berlin in the presence of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk, reports the news Agency.
at the beginning of the signature of the head of the Ministry of energy and coal industry of Ukraine Volodymyr Demchyshyn has announced that this funding will focus, most importantly, on the purchase of fuel from EU countries by reversing the diagrams. Along with it before he was against this agreement because it provides for the signing of the order for the corporate governance of Naftogaz. It is, for its part, can lead to privatization and concentration in the hands of the organization's assets " Ukrtransgaz ", " Ukrgazdobycha ", "Ukrtransnafta" and " Ukrnafta ". On 30 September, the Board of Directors of the European Bank for restoration and development (EBRD) blessed credit to "Naftogaz of Ukraine" in the amount of 300 million dollars to Finance the procurement of natural gas on the European market. On the same day, Yatsenyuk said that Kiev until the end of the year in total need for gas injection into UGS 1, 3 billion dollars, of which five hundred million dollars already have 300 million Ukraine expects from the EBRD, another five hundred million dollars-from the world Bank. For his part, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the total amount of payments of Ukraine for gas from Russia in winter will be about $ 3 billion." Inject the remaining volume of gas in UGS for five hundred million dollars (the first tranche of payment by Kiev – approx. OPINION), but then-you have to pay throughout the winter for Russian gas supplies, which Is about $ 3 billion allegedly", - has declared the head.