The energy Ministry has assured Receipt of the translated Kiev 786, $ 4 million in repayment of debt for delivered in February and March of gas from Russia.
" The Ministry of energy confirms Receipt of Naftogaz of Ukraine " 786, 366 million dollars. Two payments, the appointment is for February and March, " said the Ministry, RIA " Novosti ". Remember, the head of the Ministry of energy of Ukraine Yuri Prodan said on the last working day of the week that Naftogaz has transferred to Gazprom 786 million dollars. The payment receipt on the account of a Russian organization is supposed June 2. According to Naftogaz, the Company completed the payment of deliveries for the 1st quarter of 2014, proceeding from the price in 286 5 dollar. Ukraine also said that they are ready to pay the debt to Russia for natural gas after confirmation rates further deliveries level 268, 5 dollars per thousand cubic meters. However, Gazprom's value from 1 April is $ 485. For his part, the head of Department of the state Duma energy, Ivan Grachev said that If Ukraine will pay the undisputed debts for gas, Russia will agree to discuss the reduction of the price for gas up to 380 dollars per 1 thousand Cubic meters. However, EU energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger has acknowledged that Ukraine owes Russia for gas is $ 4 billion. If the preliminary bill for June will not be paid in time, Russia may to 3 June to turn off the gas to Ukraine. It creates potential danger to the transit of gas from Russia to the European Union.