The head of " Nafrogas " Andrey Kovalev hopes that the Parliament will adopt the government's draft law, which will enable the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine to make the operator of the gas transportation system (GTS) of the country, where 49% of shares will be able to get investors from the US and the EU.
The Ukrainian government last week submitted to the Parliament a bill. Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that this step will give Kiev the opportunity to have a fresh rules of transporting gas from Russia to stop the construction of South stream and send all the volumes that were planned under the pipeline through Ukraine. However, the Rada has postponed consideration of the law for an indefinite period, due to the need for further development of the document.
" We hope that the Parliament will support this initiative of the Prime Minister, because, if this does not happen, We believe that the risk that the European Commission will take a decision regarding the creation of the " South stream ", a very large, and the smallest, what would I want is to stay with the GTS, which nedozagruzki, " said Koblev at a press conference on the first day of the week.
first of authorized official of the Russian foreign Ministry Alexander Lukashevich said that questions about the future of the Ukrainian gas transportation system cannot be solved without participation of the Russian Federation.