Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Ukraine's integration in EU energy market to be on agenda of Energy Summit in Kyiv, says Foreign Ministry

Ukraine's integration in the energy market of the European Union will be discussed during an energy security summit in Kyiv on May 22-23, Ukrainian Deputy Foreign Minister Kostiantyn Yeliseyev said during a roundtable on Tuesday.

He said that Ukraine is making a significant contribution to ensuring energy security on the European space and is ready to be a reliable partner in the transit of hydrocarbons and electricity to EU member states.

Yeliseyev said that the work on the diversification of energy resources is currently being held, and these issues would be at the center of attention during the energy security summit in Kyiv.