Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that the authorities have been conducting a dialogue with German companies on raising investments into the Ukrainian gas transportation system.
according to him, energy is another area of investment for German business. Yatsenyuk said he asked the German companies " that the time has come to invest in the Ukrainian gas transportation system ".
"We took a bill, And there are all possibilities for the German energy went into the organization of the Ukrainian energy system together with us operated Ukrainian gas transportation system And storages ", - said Yatsenyuk.
"This will be the best way to prevent opportunity to bypass Ukraine And build various pipelines that deny Ukraine's transit potential. This is a very powerful form of energy business And create a mutual energy policy between Ukraine, Germany And the EU in General, "said he in the process of" Ten minutes with the Prime Minister ".
Yatsenyuk also said that Germany considers Ukraine as one of the key countries for investment in energy efficiency And conservation. Germany's investments in energy efficiency, he said, " This is a fresh boilers, insulation And technologies that preserve energy resources And help less to pay your bills for housing and communal services ".
"Our economic interaction with Germany is extremely important. Germany is a leader in economic development in the European Union. And despite all the problems in the EU And Germany, as well as among them associated with the crisis of migrants, the loss of member States of the European Union entered sanctions against Russia, German Chancellor Angela Merkel supports the Ukrainian people ", - said Yatsenyuk.
Kiev many times urged Western partners to participate in the modernization of the Ukrainian GTS, which will allow, for example, to increase its capacity. The total amount of investments which Ukraine plans to attract the modernization of the GTS, shall be 5, 3 billion dollars.