EU energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger said about intention of Ukraine to fulfil its obligations under the transit pumping gas from Russia to European countries.
Oettinger also called for the holding in June next round of trilateral negotiations on the issue of gas supplies to Ukraine and said that it is studying the prospects of continuation of the negotiations between the parties, reports RIA " Novosti ". Gazprom 10. 00 Moscow time on Monday imposed a regime of payment of deliveries of gas to Ukraine. Russian holding company also said that addressed in the Stockholm international arbitration court with a claim to " Naftogaz of Ukraine " about collecting of debts in the amount of 4, 5 billion dollars. It was a once Naftogaz confirmed preparedness to address in arbitration court in Stockholm, despite the fact that in the process of negotiations on 2 June, the head of Gazprom Alexei Miller said that Gazprom and Naftogaz agreed that no one of the parties will be filing a claim in the Stockholm court. Remember, late in the evening on Sunday in Kiev resumed dialogues on Gaza, they were held with participation of the head of Gazprom Alexei Miller, Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk and the European Commissioner for energy Gunther Oettinger. By results of negotiations the position of Gazprom remained unchanged, the Minister of energy of Ukraine Yuriy Prodan confirmed that Kiev is ready to reduce supplies, the head of Naftogaz Andrey Kobelev was unexpectedly optimistic - he still sees a chance that up to 10. 00 GMT will be accepted the compromise proposal of the European Commission on the price of gas and the schedule of debt repayment. At the same time Ettinger has put forward a package of proposals, which, in his vision, have the opportunity to bring the parties to a compromise solution. Remember, on Thursday the head of Gazprom Alexei Miller has called final date of the translation of Ukraine for advance payment for gas, accusing appointed by the Verkhovna Rada, the Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk in the failure of the negotiations. According to Miller, the only " progress " during advice on gas with Ukraine was the growth of the gas debt by more than $ 2 billion. Yatseniuk also said that Ukraine is not satisfied with the proposal made by the Russian side to reduce rates. Before that, in the process of negotiations eleven June, Russia proposed to set a price of $ 385, count the debt for April-may, taking into account the discount and to refuse payment if Ukraine to 16 June will repay $ 2 billion debt to 26 June, the remaining debt. But Kiev on such rules did not agree.