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Ukraine's PM Arseniy Yatsenyuk met with European Commission Vice-President Guenter Oettinger
23.09.2014 | 11:46
Department of Information and Communication of the Secretariat of the CMU

On Tuesday, 23 September, Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk met with Vice-President of the European Commission Günter Oettinger, who is in Kyiv on the occasion of the 12th session of the Council of Ministers of the European Energy Community.

The Prime Minister has discussed with the Vice-President of the European Commission the current state and prospects of trilateral talks with Russia on Russian gas supplies to Ukraine. Having agreed positions of the Ukrainian and European sides for the next round of negotiations with Russian representatives scheduled for 26 September, Arseniy Yatsenyuk and Guenther Oettinger have reiterated their common desire to reach agreement on the principles of transparency and market-based approach to the pricing of gas.

Arseniy Yatsenyuk has highly assessed the support of the European Commission on the issue of reverse gas supply from the EU Member States to Ukraine.

The Prime Minister has noted that Ukraine is seeking to become an integral part of the single European energy market and has taken the necessary decisions creating conditions to attract investment into the Ukrainian gas transportation system.

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