Managing Director of the European Bank for restoration and development (EBRD) for Eastern Europe and the Caucasus Francis Malizh does not expect the breakdown of the allocation of Kiev loan of 300 million dollars for payment of purchased gas in the European Union.
"There is reason to believe that all will be given, as it (the loan) was approved by the EBRD Board of Directors," said Malizh, reports RIA " Novosti ".
Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk have said before on Thursday, October 16, will hold a meeting with Western financial institutions for the settlement of disputes, which are a hindrance to the provision of the Kyiv access to $ 300 million EBRD loan. According to his statement, the allocation of funds put at risk the position of the Ministry of energy of Ukraine. On 30 September, the Board of Directors of the European Bank for restoration and development (EBRD) blessed credit to "Naftogaz of Ukraine" in the amount of 300 million dollars to Finance the procurement of natural gas on the European market. On the same day, Yatsenyuk said that Kiev until the end of the year in total need for gas injection into UGS 1, 3 billion dollars, of which five hundred million dollars already Have 300 million Ukraine expects from the EBRD, another five hundred million dollars-from the world Bank. For his part, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the total amount of payments of Ukraine for gas from Russia in winter will be about $ 3 billion." Inject the remaining volume of gas in UGS for five hundred million dollars (the first tranche of payment by Kiev – approx. OPINION), but then-you have to pay throughout the winter for Russian gas supplies, which is about $ 3 billion allegedly", - has declared the head.