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Yurii Prodan participates in joint meeting of delegations of Board of European Commissioners and Government of Ukraine
13.05.2014 | 16:54
Press service of Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry

The delegations of the Board of the European Commission and the Government of Ukraine have had a meeting in Brussels on May 13, 2014. Ukraine’s Governmental delegation is led by the Prime Ministers of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk, the delegation of the European Commission – by the President Jose Manuel Barroso.

During the event the two parties discussed energy safety of Ukraine and Europe. In particular, the leaders evaluated a recent deal concluded by gas system operators of Ukraine and Slovakia with regards to reverse supplies of natural gas to Ukraine. The interlocutors emphasized it was necessary to ensure mutual energy safety.

Thus, the parties agreed to continue tight coordination of measures directed to energy safety, as also targeting to fix market gas price and uninterrupted supplies.

Besides, representatives of the European Commission stressed the importance to prolong support in the process of modernization of Ukrainian gas transporting system, as a key component of the European network, and back Ukraine in stirring up a dialog with the international financial organizations.

 

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