Gazprom is negotiating with Kiev on the transit media

Газпром договаривается с Киевом о транзите - СМИ

The parties began to negotiate the terms of gas transit through Ukraine’s territory after 2019, according to Russian journalists.

Russian Gazprom and Ukrainian Naftogaz started negotiations on a new contract for gas transit through the territory of Ukraine. On Wednesday, April 11, according to Russian Vedomosti, citing its sources close to the negotiations.

Thus, according to the newspaper, it is not a revision of the current to the end of 2019 of the contract, and the terms of transit 2020.

It is reported that negotiations are at an early stage.

We will remind, the head of Gazprom Alexei Miller said that his company “has never raised the question of waiver of the Ukrainian transit”.

Also yesterday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that the project of gas pipeline Nord stream-2, there is a political component, and that the transit of gas through territory of Ukraine must be preserved.

In February, the Stockholm arbitration has obliged Gazprom to pay Naftogaz $4.63 billion for failure to supply the agreed volumes of gas.

Taking into account the decision on contributory pay $2 billion owed Gazprom, the Ukrainian company’s $2.56 billion After that, the Russian company announced the termination of contracts with Naftogaz appealed the decision of the Stockholm arbitration.

And with the Northern stream. Gazprom cannot do without Ukraine

 

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