Ukraine doesn't conduct negotiations on gas supplies from Russia, - PM

According to Oleksiy Honcharuk, only negotiations are currently underway to extend gas transit to European Union.
19:52, 27 November 2019

Oleksiy Honcharuk, the Prime Minister of Ukraine
Oleksiy Honcharuk Twitter

Prime Minister of Ukraine Oleksiy Honcharuk said that no separate negotiations were held on direct purchases of Russian gas, Ukrainian News reported.

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According to the Prime Minister, negotiations are currently underway only on the extension of gas transit to the European Union.

"There are no separate negotiations on the purchase of gas from the Russian Federation, there are negotiations on the continuation of gas transit from Russia to the European Union through Ukraine," Honcharuk said.

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The Prime Minister added that the position of Ukraine in these negotiations is that the contract is concluded according to European rules and that the contract is long-term.

As we reported, Naftogaz won an appeal against Gazprom in Stockholm Arbitration. Gazprom has appealed against Arbitration Court's Decision on Fuel Supply Contracts to Ukraine.

Gazprom has sent a formal proposal to NJSC Naftogaz-Ukraine to extend the current contract or to conclude a new agreement on transit of gas through the territory of Ukraine for one year.

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