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Ukraine joins the MoU on a joint approach to the diversification and security of supply challenges in the region
13.07.2015 | 12:59
Press service of the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry

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 infrastructure.

The Memorandum provides Ukraine with:

1. Ability to increase gas transit and pumping to underground storage facilities.

2. The possibility of construction of interconnectors with Poland, Hungary and Romania and the ability to run the "great reverse flow" from Slovakia.

3. Ensuring the diversification of supply routes and improvement of energy security.

The signing of the MoU paves the way for the integration of Ukraine into the European energy networks.

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