Energy security of "Ukraine is as much important as the military security. This was said by the Head of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andriy Parubiy said during his meeting with the deputy head of the European Commission for Energy Union Maros Sefcovic, broadcasted by 112 Ukraine TV channel.
"Russia exerted pressure on our political leadership in different stages of our history in order to gain influence on political decisions of Ukraine. Therefore, energy security for Ukraine is as much important as the military security. Ukraine highly values the role of the European Union in ensuring the energy security of our country, as well as in the energy sector reforms. Ukraine has firmly took the path of reforms in energy sector, and now we are implementing these reforms. We are implementing these reforms up to schedule, which is agreed in the energy community agreement and the Association Agreement (with the EU),"- said Parubiy.
As we reported earlier, according to Maros Sefcovic stated that new energy bills "will allow the European Commission to provide 600 million Euros of macro-financial assistance for Ukraine.