• 25/07/2024 00:13

The contract with Gazprom is expiring: will Ukraine renew the agreement on the transit of Russian gas?

 The contract with Gazprom is expiring: will Ukraine renew the agreement on the transit of Russian gas

Ukraine will not renew the contract with Gazprom, the Ministry of Energy assures.< /strong>

When the agreement on the transit of Russian gas, concluded even before the full-scale invasion, ends, Ukraine does not intend to renew the contract.

Energies Minister German Galushchenko announced this during a telethon.

This was announced by Energy Minister German Galushchenko during a telethon.

“I can confirm that we do not plan to conclude any additional agreements or prolong the validity of this agreement. This position was voiced by Kadri Simson (European Commissioner for Energy). She clearly said that Europe is not interested in continuing the transit of gas from Russia “, said the minister. .

Galushchenko assured that in 2023 the Ukrainian gas transportation system and underground storage facilities have passed a stress test and are ready to operate without the transit of Russian gas.

“There is an EU initiative RepowerEU, which provides that By 2027, European countries will completely get rid of Russian gas, not only pipeline gas, but all gas, including LNG (LNG), the head of the Ministry of Energy recalled.

He gave the example of Germany, which in a year and a half reduced it to zero consumption of Russian gas.

“Everyone understands that Russian energy resources have no place in the European market,” the minister summed up.

We previously wrote how much the Russian Federation earned from the sale of oil and gas after a full-scale invasion.

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