Ukraine suggested EU countries to sign bilateral contracts for gas transit. The Minister of Fuel and Energy Yury Prodan reported about it in parliament by consideration of a question Ukrainian - the Russian gas relations. "They will consider this question", - the minister told. Yu.Prodan noted that in that case the European companies will sign contracts with "Gazprom" on gas purchase on российско - the Ukrainian border and with "Naftogaz of Ukraine" on its transportation through the Ukrainian territory. At the same time the minister emphasized that the European companies have to make the decision, "essential influence" on which has "Gazprom".
The head of Ministry of Fuel and Energy noted that in Ukraine it is enough gas and coal stocks for providing consumers with energy resources "rather long time".