Orgel told about the benefits of the contract with Gazprom

Alexey Orzhel

The Secretary of energy obyasnil why Russia should agree on gas to Ukraine’s proposal.

A long-term contract for Russian gas transit with clearly defined volumes is a plus and a factor of stability not only for Ukraine but also for the European Union and the Russian Gazprom. This was stated by Minister of energy and environmental protection Alexey Orzhel, reports Today.

“We stand on what should be a long-term contract with clearly defined volumes in order to, on the one hand, to ensure the profitability of our gas infrastructure. On the other hand, we say that Europeans are asked about the appropriate amount and term. In my opinion, is a definite plus, in particular, and for “Gazprom”, because it is stable deliveries to the main consumption market,” he said Orgel.

“If the Europeans say that for them it would be a factor of stability, for “Gazprom” it is also a factor of stability for the implementation of its own commercial products”, he added.

According to the Minister, the new contract following the termination of the expiring contract this year is important for all parties to the negotiations. Therefore, the negotiations continue.

“While the negotiations are going. As said Yury Vitrenko (Executive Director of “Naftogaz of Ukraine” – Ed.) agreed to negotiate further. So that not in a hostile rhetoric, but still full find opportunities for compromise,” he explained.

Recall, Russian President Vladimir Zelensky said that the meeting with Vladimir Putin in Paris on the issue of transit of gas was unlocked. Ukraine and Russia agreed to continue talks on the gas issue.

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