NAK "Naftogaz" will pay off with "Gazprom" for the gas imported in October, 2009 at the expense of the means received from the economic activity. The Minister of Fuel and Energy Yury Prodan reported to journalists about it today in Cabinet of Ministers. "It not only the means received from realization of gas to consumers, but also borrowed funds, and also the means brought in its authorized capital - bonds of an internal state loan on 18,3 billion UAH. From these means "Naftogaz" will pay off with "Gazprom", - the minister told. He emphasized that calculation will be made in due time.
We will remind, the prime minister - the minister of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin suggests the European partners to grant the loan to Ukraine in case of problem emergence with gas payment. "If the problem is, let the European colleagues will be connected and will give out financial resources in type of loan, we paid 2,5 billion dollars, let and the European partners at least миллиардик will throw, they have money. What press? Let will fork up a little", - V. Putin declared.
On November 1 of this year V. Putin informed the prime minister - the minister of Sweden presiding in the European Union Fredrik Reinfeldt on problems of Ukraine with payment of the Russian gas and transit to his European consumers. The head of the government of Sweden promised to bring concern of Russia to the attention of European Commission. "During conversation V. Putin focused attention of EU leaders on arriving, including on official channels from Kiev, signals of possible problems with payment of supply of the Russian gas", - the representative reported a press - services of the government of the Russian Federation. As a result of it as V. Putin emphasized, "there can be problems with transit of the Russian gas through the territory of Ukraine, intended to the European consumers".