Kiev has appealed to the European Union to test the agreement between the Slovak pipeline operator Eustream and Gazprom, reports.
Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk in a letter released to the European officials said that the agreement violates EU law because it prevents reverse gas to Ukraine.
according to Reuters, the letter is accompanied by a legal document of the organization Wikborg Rein, stating that Gazprom hinders the work of "Ukrtransgaz" as operator of the gas transportation system.
Kiev has repeatedly requested Slovakia to allow the reverse flow through the pipeline Uzhgorod - city of Velke kapusany, however, the Company Eustream refused, pointing to the contract with " Gazprom ".
"as a result, Ukrainian and European energy organizations do not have the opportunity to benefit from this pipeline