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Arseniy Yatsenyuk: Ukraine signed memorandum on reverse gas supplies with Slovakia
28.04.2014 | 16:14
Department of Information and Communication of the Secretariat of the CMU

Ukraine has inked with the Slovak Republic, in particular with the Slovak transit company the Eustream, a memorandum on cooperation in energy, which envisages launch of reverse supplies of natural gas from the territory of Slovakia. The Prime Mhttp://www.kmu.gov.ua/img/1x1.gifinister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk informed at a press conference on Monday, April 28.

According to him, pursuant to the memorandum, Ukraine can receive 8 billion cu m of gas anually.

I hope that after holding additional examinations the amount of supplies will be increased, the Head of Government added.

He stressed the memorandum is a huge achievement in the direction of diversification of natural gas supplies on the territory of Ukraine.

Arseniy Yatsenyuk accessed the position of the European Commission and added that during the signing process the President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso had been present: Just owing to the position of the European Commission and the Government of Slovakia there has been signed the agreement that enables to launch reverse supplies of natural gas to the territory of Ukraine.

Moreover, all necessary technical documents have been signed with an aim to ensure the transit of gas to Ukraines territory, Arseniy Yatsenyuk added.

 

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