The European Commissioner for energy Gunther Oettinger amid unresolved gas conflict Between Moscow and Kiev came to the leaders of Ukraine and EU with a call to fill gas storage facility in full.
" If in the next 3 months the Ukrainian gas storage facilities are filled, in the case of long and cold winters have the opportunity to experience problems - also in Germany, " said Oettinger, Deutsche Welle reports. The Commissioner drew attention that the coming weeks are required to be used to fill in the maximum amount of storage facilities, located on the square of Ukraine and EU countries. However, first the head of the French gas campaign GDF Suez, Gerard Mestrallet announced that he is " not concerned " by the consequences of the Russian-Ukrainian gas falls and does not think the situation is critical, as the conflict takes place only Between Moscow and Kiev. Remember, after long and fruitless negotiations on 16 June 10. 00 Moscow time Gazprom has introduced the mode of payment for the supply and ceased to supply gas to Ukraine. Currently, the pipeline is only intended for transit to the European Union blue fuel in the amount of 185 million cubic meters per day. The Prime Minister of Russia D. Medvedev A. said that the new Kiev guide artificially created gas crisis, which in the end will hit the Ukrainian economy. Gazprom 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.