In "Gazprom" explained the count interest on the Internet representative office of Naftogaz. So, the head of the legal Department of the Russian holding Sergey Smith told that the counter counts as if collected two billion dollars, although it is not.
"They probably mean the amount that was read by the Stockholm arbitration court on the consideration of the 2 disputes (contracts for production and delivery and transit of gas - ed.). And So, I Wish to say that not a single dollar or a single Euro collected was not all arrests are currently stopped for some time, " he explained.
Top Manager added that for this reason "Gazprom" pay attention to the relevance of the proposals for a settlement of the case out of court. According to him, the Ukrainian side bewilders even the commissioners of the European Commission.
So, the issue of recovery of 2 billion until not resolved, despite the desire of Ukraine to consider your funds.
"Well, in my opinion, it is still a pie in the sky, not A bird in the hand," said Smith.
for its part, the head of "Gazprom export" Elena Burmistrova said that the Russian Firm does not schetchik debt of " Naftogaz ", although according to the arbitration decision, the Ukrainian company is obliged to buy up to five billion cubic meters of gas per year from 2018.
The Stockholm arbitration in the beginning of winter, 2017 and February 2018 issued decisions on disputes "Gazprom" and "Naftogaz" on contracts for production and delivery and transit of gas. The court has collected with "Gazprom" in favor of "Naftogaz" 4, 637 billion dollars compensation for failure to supply gas for transit through Ukraine, but taking into account the obligations of "Naftogaz" according to the decision in dispute on supply of gas (about 2 billion), the Russian Firm should pay less - 2, 56 billion dollars." Gazprom "these decisions was appealed in March 2018, And in may asked in a persistent form the complete abolition of the "transient" solution. In addition, Gazprom filed a lawsuit in the Stockholm arbitration to terminate contracts with " Naftogaz ", existing until the end of 2019.