BRUSSELS, 20 Mar RIA Novosti/Prime. Ukraine is in the process held in Brussels tripartite negotiations took upon his own shoulders the obligation to provide reliable gas transit in the forthcoming autumn-winter period, and the European Commission to take measures to provide financial assistance to Ukraine for the purchase of gas and pumping it into underground storage facilities, said to reporters, the Minister of energy Alexander Novak.
"As for the European Commission - agreed about the fact That the EC will look at the possibility of providing financial assistance to Ukraine for the necessary volume of purchasing gas and pumping it into underground storage facilities in case of need," said Novak.
Naftogaz, and the Ukrainian side took on his own shoulders the obligation to consider the volume of gas must be pumped into the vault under the ground (Ukraine - ed.) in order to fill them and to provide reliable autumn-winter period. The Ukrainian side also took upon his own shoulders the obligation to provide reliable transit in the autumn-winter period, " said Novak.
according to his statement on the upcoming tripartite meeting, the parties will summarize taken on their own shoulders obligations.