The president Victor Yushchenko demands from the Cabinet to provide urgently Odessa — Fords oil pipeline start in the direction of Fords (an averse mode).
He told about it at meeting.
"I demand urgently from the government to transfer the Odessa — Fords oil pipeline to a design mode of its use, to the averse. It already it was many times declared. I understand what here political implication is to block this mode, but I address today to common sense and national interest. It is sure that the government will have courage and wisdom to make this decision", - Yushchenko told.
It reminded that in April the Azerbaijani party once again confirmed the readiness to provide the Caspian oil for needs of Ukraine and Europe, including technical needs for oil for start "Odessa - Fords" in an averse mode.
On August 15, 2008 Yushchenko charged to Cabinet of Ministers to provide Odessa — Fords oil pipeline start in an averse mode till 2009.
In May, 2008 Ukraine and Azerbaijan agreed about delivery of 470 thousand tons of technological Caspian oil for "Odessa - Fords".