Ukraine cannot buy gas in the EU, a credit of 300 million dollars from EBRD due to the delay of the reform of the management of the NJSC " Naftogaz ", said the Director for business development at Naftogaz Yury Vitrenko.
"The current situation, when lawyers of some of the ministries suddenly declare that the Cabinet did not approve the reform plan of the corporate management of Naftogaz... In the end currently "stuck" 300 million euros from the EBRD for the purchase of gas ", - has declared Vitrenko edition of " true European ".
He noted that the story is about gas, which must be purchased in November through the reverse supply chain." Now God forbid that It was purchased at the beginning of winter. If He won't get purchased and early winter, there are nuances. The most in light of the fact that the Russian Federation can off gas. And taking into account what is happening with electricity in the Crimea, such actions, unfortunately, possible ", – He added. On October 23, Ukraine and the EBRD signed an agreement on the allocation of Kiev 300 million dollars for the purchase of gas on the Western border. 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.