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Yurii Prodan meets in Brussels with Vice-President of European Commission for Energy Union
29.10.2014 | 18:27
Press service of the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry

On October 29, in the framework of his official visit to Brussels Minister of Energy and Coal Industry Yurii Prodan met with Vice-President of European Commission for Energy Union Maroš Šefčovič, who will take office on November 1, 2014.

The interlocutors discussed priority cooperation lines between Ukraine and a new composition of the European Commission in energy domain as well as the state of preparation to the winter period.

The Ukrainian side informed about pursuing reforms on the gas market of Ukraine in conformity with energy legislation of the EU and stressed Ukraine still remains a reliable partner of the European Union and a transit country to deliver the natural gas to the EU member states.  

The Ukrainian Minister familiarized the EC Vice-President with a proposal of the Ukrainian party called to settle the situation with the shipment of Russian natural gas to Ukraine.

Maroš Šefčovič noted the important role Ukraine plays to ensure Europe's energy security and welcomed the launch of reverse flows of natural gas to Ukraine from the territory of the EU member states.

Minister of Energy and Coal Industry Yurii Prodan invited Maroš Šefčovič to pay a visit to Ukraine.

 

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