German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that he sees no danger of cessation of gas supplies from Russia to Germany through Ukraine, is notified on the official website of the Chancellor.
"No, at the moment I don't see such danger," Merkel said in a weekly video message." in General, Russia in the past has established itself as a reliable supplier of natural gas, " she said.
"We, of course, partly trying to diversify its dependence - and among them at the expense of the southern pipeline, which supplies Azerbaijani gas. But, in General, a result, gas supplies from Russia have confidence, " he said.
The German Chancellor also expressed happiness on the project on a " winter package ", concerning the supply of Ukraine with natural gas, in practice completed.
before "Gazprom" has told about the restoration of gas supply to Ukraine after receipt from Naftogaz 234 million dollars in payment for gas from Russia has promised Kiev, under the so-called " winter package ", five hundred million.
in winter gas package, which Ukraine, Russia and the European Commission initialled on 25 September, agreed the purchase of "Naftogaz" from "Gazprom" on gas credit five hundred million dollars, raised through the EC. The Government of the Russian Federation provided Ukraine a discount for the fourth quarter of approximately $ 20 per thousand cubic meters. Itself the contract value is 248-252 dollars per thousand cubic meters, said the head of the Ministry of energy of Russia Alexander Novak.
in January-June 2015 Ukraine purchased 3, 7 billion cubic meters of gas from Russia. In July, August and September, Naftogaz bought gas from Russia. The Ukrainian side was not satisfied with the price, with the discount of $ 40 had to be 247, 17 dollars per thousand cubic meters. During this period, Ukraine was the cost of gas purchased on the reverse.