The president Victor Yushchenko considers that Ukraine the problem from - for impossibility to get the contracted volumes of gas at Russia wait.
"It is obvious that Ukraine this year won't be able to buy them as there is no need for 40 billions cubic meter of gas as it is written down in the governmental arrangement", - the president warned, answering questions of the Ukrainian journalists.
He told that this circumstance can lead to serious complication bilateral Ukrainian - the Russian relations and to bring problems on domestic market of gas.
Yushchenko also emphasized that is concerned by initiatives which were sounded at the last meeting of the government concerning transfer of advance payments for transit on account of the consumed gas.
"It doesn't answer the directive which was created for conducting the gas negotiations, the reached agreements. The Ukrainian GTS can (suffer) from - for different collisions, including, and collisions of a financial state - and you well know, what budget to "Naftogaz" for 2009 that it unbalanced, with what payment risk it is", - the president reminded.
"The capture of new obligations for transit by advance calculations can lead to that NAK "Naftogaz" will have obligations which he won't be able to cover, and there will be a precedent when, according to international law, there can be claims to assets of "Naftogaz of Ukraine" and their transformation in property not Ukraine", - the president told.
He emphasized that during a meeting on May 18 expects to receive information from the prime minister - the minister concerning NAK "Naftogaz" budget, and also information of the Acting Minister of Finance on failure to pay taxes by the company according to the established schedule.
Thus the president added that allegedly there is a formal decision of the government on that NAK was exempted from payment of taxes on essential term.
He emphasized that doesn't want that problems of NAK went deep and "then became an unpleasant surprise".
The head of state emphasized that is disturbed by a situation in the company which testifies that it is difficult to it to fulfill the obligations accepted at the beginning of the current year.
"If there is a need of modernization, improvement of the relations for the gas sphere, including in the intra Ukrainian part of this problem, these decisions should be made", - the president explained the position rather operating Ukrainian - the Russian gas arrangements.