Friday, January 16, 2009

President holds phone talks with European Commissioner for Energy

President Victor Yushchenko had a phone conversation with European Commissioner for Energy Andris Piebalgs.

Victor Yushchenko informed Andris Piebalgs about the situation with Russian gas transit to Europe.

He stressed that issues of supplies of Russian gas to Ukraine and transit of gas to European customers are connected with each other and should be considered simultaneously.

Andris Piebalgs from his part suggested a temporary mechanism of pumping technological gas into gas transit system of Ukraine by European gas companies.