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  • Energy security and regional cooperation: German Galushchenko met with European ministers in Zagreb
    Ministry of Energy of Ukraine, posted 02 March 2023 10:05

    Minister of Energy of Ukraine German Galushchenko held a series of bilateral meetings with his European counterparts on the sidelines of the Partnership for Transatlantic Energy and Climate Cooperation (P-TECC) meeting in Zagreb. The key topics of conversations with the heads of the relevant ministries of Estonia, North Macedonia, Lithuania, Moldova, and Slovenia were the coordination of efforts to strengthen Europe's energy security.

    At the meeting with the Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure of Estonia Riina Sikkut, the need to increase pressure on the aggressor country was also discussed. German Galushchenko thanked his colleague for sanctions against russia in the form of a ban on gas imports as well as for humanitarian aid for the Ukrainian energy sector.

    During the conversation with the Minister of Economy of North Macedonia Kreshnik Bekteshi, the parties focused on further cooperation in the energy sector to strengthen the energy security of Ukraine, North Macedonia, and Europe as whole.

    At the meeting with Lithuanian Minister of Energy Dainius Kreivys, German Galushchenko talked about cooperation between the countries and preparations for the next heating season. The parties also addressed technical solutions for the stability of the Ukrainian energy system and the needs of the energy sector.

    The key topics of the conversation between German Galushchenko and Victor Parlicov, Minister of Energy of Moldova, were the operation of the electricity market and the potential for exporting Ukrainian electricity.

    During a conversation with the Minister of the Environment, Climate and Energy of Slovenia Bojan Kumer, German Galushchenko emphasized the importance of integration of the Ukrainian and European energy markets and informed about the possibilities of exporting surplus electricity from Ukraine.