The NAK Naftogaz Ukrainy received from JSC Gazprom the facsimile prevention of decrease in volumes of supply of gas for the European consumers on 65,3 million cubic meters per day - to 221,8 million cubic meters per day. About this UNIAN reported in a press - the NAK Naftogaz Ukrainy center.
The company notes that thus, from 4-x existing points of an input of the Russian transit gas on the territory of Ukraine (GIS of Sudzha, Valuyki's GIS, Pisarivk's GIS and Sokhranivk's GIS), is left in operation only one GIS of Sudzha.
It means that JSC Gazprom actually reduced volumes of transit of gas to the European consumers. Thus, the Russian company threatened supply of gas to the countries of Europe, namely: Moldova, Bulgaria, Romania, Greece, Turkey, Poland, Hungary, Slovakia, Germany.
The NAK Naftogaz Ukrainy considers that in case of short-reception of necessary volumes of the Russian natural gas all claims of the specified countries have to be directed to JSC Gazprom.
We will remind, on January 5 in JSC Gazprom the letter of the Federal Customs Service of Russia on results of work on control of customs registration of export supply of natural gas to the European consumers arrived. In the letter it is noted that gas subsidence in the territory of Ukraine can lead to reduction of revenue of JSC Gazprom from export deliveries and to violation of the currency legislation of the Russian Federation. FCS of Russia ordered to JSC Gazprom to take immediately measures for optimization of modes and the directions of supply of gas for the European consumers, and also other measures necessary for observance of requirements of the customs and currency legislation of the Russian Federation.
In this regard in JSC Gazprom the decision on reduction of volumes of supply of gas in the gas transmission system of Ukraine on 65,3 million cubic meters of gas is made. The corresponding telegram was sent to the NAK Naftogaz Ukrainy address. According to "Gazprom", responsibility for possible changes of a mode of transit of gas and, as a result, reduction of its giving for the European consumers, lies on NAK Naftogaz Ukrainy.
The conflict between Moscow and Kiev inflamed from - for dispute on gas prices and tariffs for transit of the Russian natural gas to the European countries through the Ukrainian territory. As a result since January 1 of supply of gas to Ukraine were completely stopped. It was felt on themselves by countries of Eastern Europe: reduction of volumes of import of the Russian gas happened in the middle of winter.
On Sunday "Gazprom" accused Ukraine of unauthorized selection of 50 million cubic meters of the gas intended for the European consumers.
The European Union receiving about 20% of natural gas through the gas pipeline, passing through the territory of Ukraine, reported about intention to hold in Brussels meeting of representatives of 27 members of EU on Monday. EU also demanded preservation of volume of supply of transit gas.
"Gazprom" decided to increase the volume of the gas delivered through the territory of Ukraine, to 308 million cubic meters on Monday January 5.
According to the official representative of "Gazprom" Sergey KUPRIYANOV on Sunday, Ukraine didn't extinguish debt for supply of gas in 2008 of 614 mln. dollars