From 9 to 10 July, Deputy Minister of Energy and Mines Ihor
Didenko took part in the second meeting of the High
Level Group on the construction of gas network in Central and Southeast Europe,
held in the city of Dubrovnik (Republic of Croatia).
During the meeting, Ukraine has joined the Memorandum of Understanding on a
joint approach to the diversification and security of supply challenges in
Central and South-Eastern Europe and the Action Plan to accelerate the
implementation of projects on the construction of gas transportation
The Memorandum provides Ukraine with:
1. Ability to increase gas transit and pumping to underground storage
2. The possibility of construction of interconnectors with Poland, Hungary
and Romania and the ability to run the "great reverse flow" from
3. Ensuring the diversification of supply routes and improvement of energy
The signing of the MoU paves the way for the
integration of Ukraine into the European energy networks.