Speaking of the issues, Ukraine faces in provision of Russian gas transit to Europe, the President stressed that they are due to violation of a number of principles in gas agreements of January. "We have asked the European Commission to consider again the principles of forming transit policy, from the symmetric obligations to transit guarantees, volumes guarantees and to transit fees", said Victor Yushchenko.
According to the President main problem today is pumping gas into underground storages. "We appeal to the European Commission and to Sweden, which currently presides over the EU, to consider this question ... on payment and volumes. Without the consumers, Ukrainian side alone is unable to provide answers to the question. We all sides of the dialogue to solve this issue", said Victor Yushchenko.