The US state Department approved the reform of the Ukrainian GTS

Госдепартамент США одобрил реформу украинской ГТС

The state Department welcomed the reform of Ukraine’s GTS

Washington says the agreement between the Naftogaz and MSU on the establishment of gas system operator as a positive step for Ukraine.

U.S. welcomes important step in reforming the Ukrainian gas transportation system, which was announced on July 24 the companies Naftogaz and gas pipelines of Ukraine. This was announced by the U.S. state Department.

“The United States is pleased to announce that the government of Ukraine has announced an important step taken today, and associated with the reform of the Ukrainian energy sector. The Supervisory boards of Ukrainian state-owned Naftogaz and Main gas pipelines of Ukraine signed a Memorandum of understanding, pledging to transfer part of the functions of the Main gas pipelines Naftogaz of Ukraine. This reform is negotiated with the policy-oriented free market, called for by the EU, the United States and the international community”, − stated in the message Department.

In the state Department recalled that under Secretary for Energy resources Frank Fannon visited with a working visit to Kiev, where he met with President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister Vladimir Groisman. Stated that this meeting played a key role in the conclusion of the Memorandum.

Earlier it was reported that the Supervisory boards of Naftogaz and Main gas pipelines of Ukraine agreed on a roadmap for the transfer of functions of the operator of the Ukrainian gas transportation system.

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