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23 April 2014 23:34

Ukrainian envoys go to EU for gas consultations

KYIV, January 2 /UKRINFORM/. On order of Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko and Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko, a delegation including Fuel and Energy Minister Yuriy Prodan, Deputy Foreign Minister Konstantin Yeliseev, and SJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine Vice CEO Vadym Chuprun has left Friday for a number of European Union member-countries to hold consultations on natural gas issues.

The presidential press service reported this, citing Bohdan Sokolovskyi, the President's envoy for international energy security issues.

The first country to be visited by the Ukrainian delegation is the Czech Republic that presides the EU from January 1. In Prague it is planned to hold consultations, particularly, with Czech Prime Minister Mirek Topolanek and Cabinet of Ministers' members. The tour will continue Saturday.

According to Sokolovskyi, the main objective of the tour is to present objective explanations to EU member-countries about the situation with the transportation of Russian natural gas to Ukraine and Europe, confirm the guarantees of gas transit by the Ukrainian territory, and take advice of European experts concerning Ukraine's gas talks with the Russian Federation.

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