The final meeting in a trilateral format of Ukraine, the European Union
and Russia on energy issues was held on Thursday, 30 October, in Brussels. It was
launched on May 2, 2014 in Warsaw.
The Ukrainian delegation headed by Minister of Energy and Coal Industry of
Ukraine Yuriy Prodan, the
delegation of the European Commission - Vice-President of the European
Commission, Commissioner for Energy Günther Oettinger, the Russian side - Minister of Energy Minister Alexandr Novak.
The meeting was also attended by Vice-President of the European
Commission's Energy Union Maroš Šefčovič.
The outcomes of the consultations have been recorded in the following
- Binding Protocol regarding the conditions for gas delivery from Russia to
Ukraine for the period from November 2014 to 31st of March 2015,
signed by Minister of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine Yuriy
Prodan, Minister of Energy of the RF
A.Novak and Vice-President of the EC Commissioner for
Energy Günther Oettinger.
- Supplement 33 to the contract № KP dated 19 January 2009 between NJSC
Naftogaz Ukrainy and OJSC Gazprom for gas supply during 2009-2019,
signed by CEO of Naftogaz A.Kobolyev
and Gazprom CEO A. Miller.
- Letter by European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso to President of Ukraine P.Poroshenko
secured guarantees from the European Commission as to Ukraine regarding
financial support if Russia fails to fulfill its commitments regarding gas
prices, as well as the willingness of the European Commission to contribute to
the further increase of reverse gas supplies to Ukraine from EU member states.