Ukraine and the world Bank (WB) signed an agreement on the main conditions of the loan of five hundred million dollars, according to which Kyiv will be able to spend these funds for the purchase of gas in Russia and in the EU, told reporters the head of "Naftogaz" Andrey Kobelev.
"At this time signed the so-called term sheet (the agreement on the main terms of the agreement - ed.), he suggests the possibility of purchase (gas for Ukraine - ed.) from 2 directions," said Korolev, noting That this final condition will be after the decision on the loan by the Board of Directors of the world Bank.
according to the head of the Ukrainian state-owned companies, are considered two possible dates for a meeting of the Board of Directors of the WB - December and January.
Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk had previously stated That Kiev until the end of the year in total, it is necessary for the purchase of gas and its pumping into underground storage facilities of 1, 3 billion dollars, of which five hundred million dollars at that time already were on account of " Naftogaz ", Ukraine 300 million expected from the EBRD, another five hundred million dollars from the WB.
First, the amount of five hundred million dollars was used by Naftogaz for gas purchases from Gazprom during the winter package, initialed by Russia, Ukraine and the European Commission. KOBOLEV said That agreed this document 2 billion cubic meters of gas have been fully paid (based on the price 227, 36 dollars per thousand cubic meters the amount of payment is determined in 454, 72 million dollars).
As for the loan from the EBRD, the agreement on the provision of Bank and "Naftogaz" signed at the end of October, also agreed That these funds will go towards the purchase of gas on the Western border of Ukraine.