Gazprom will not sign a new contract With Ukraine on the transit pumping gas "unacceptable conditions," said the head of Gazprom Alexey Miller after the bilateral meeting, Russia and the EC in Vienna.
"Were also discussed during the meeting and the matters relating to the contract for the transit through Ukraine after 2019. From our side it was noted that we are ready to have a dialogue With Ukraine, but not ready and will not sign a contract for unacceptable conditions, " said Miller, reports the news Agency.
yesterday, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk protested plans to build a new Russian gas pipeline "Nord stream – 2" bypassing Ukraine, saying that Kiev will lose 2 billion dollars in revenue from pumping gas transit. Analysts called these statements Ukrainian bureaucrat hypocritical as it forced the Russian Federation to build bypass pipelines. At the end of June the President of Russia Vladimir Putin ordered to hold a dialogue With Ukraine on the extension of the transit of gas from Russia after 2019. The head of Gazprom Alexey Miller reported that stated that the holding company would never sign a contract on gas transit at unacceptable conditions he. And June 9, Medvedev said that Gazprom will not extend the contract on gas transit through Ukraine Under any circumstances. In April, Russian energy Minister Alexander Novak said that the Russian Federation is likely To abandon the gas flowing through Ukraine after 2019.