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 Ukraine to receive Russian gas only for further transit to Europe, - Naftohaz

Naftohaz of Ukraine plans to pump out the remaining prepaid Russian gas to supply Ukrainian consumers and later provide primarily fuel transit through Ukraine for the European consumers.

Censor.NET reports citing the statement of the press service of Naftohaz of Ukraine.

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"According to the current agreements with Gazprom, the company plans to continue concluding contracts on Russian gas on an as-needed basis depending on the level of consumption in Ukraine taking into account the proposals in the European market. Until that time, Naftohaz will receive Russian natural gas only to transport it in Europe," the statement reads.

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At the same time, Naftohaz stressed that Ukraine will continue to transport Russian gas to European consumers in full compliance with the terms of the contract.

"Over the past year and a half, we showed our ability to provide unobstructed transit of Russian gas regardless of the deliveries to Ukraine or season," the press service stressed.

 
 
 
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