Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman
commissioned to establish a special working group with participation of
representatives of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, Antimonopoly
Committee and the deputy corps to study the situation on the gas market, market
of gas delivery service and to eliminate any private monopolies, first of all,
that are operating in this area. A corresponding order was announced by the
Head of Government during a session of the Cabinet of Ministers attended by members
of the Radical Party faction led by its leader Oleh Liashko.
to the Prime Minister, Oleh Liashko
stressed that the current market of delivery to the consumers was extremely
monopolized, and this situation required immediate response of authorities, in
particular that of the Cabinet of Ministers. "We appeal to the Government
and personally the Prime Minister to make a decision, to instruct, to consider
(the situation) and to root out corruption on the gas market. I request your action
in response to our appeal", urged the MP.
In turn, the
Prime Minister said: "I give a commission to the First Vice
Prime Minister to form a group, we will include here MPs, all responsible
ministries, the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade as well as
Antimonopoly Committee to settle objectively this issue."
Groysman added that previously the Government had abolished
all illegal deals in the market of gas sales and at the same time provided
support to 7.5 million Ukrainian families. "Today we must fight for the
incomes of citizens. I want to assure you that I listen to the people. But it
is not enough. It is necessary not just to hear them but to understand the people.
And I focus on how to change the situation within the country", emphasized
the Prime Minister, accentuating that the target to renew the country is
something that can unite different political forces.