Ukraine and the EU to intensify cooperation in using gas transit potential of Ukraine – a meeting of Volodymyr Groysman with Vice-President of the European Commission for Energy Union

MIL OSI – Source: Government of Ukraine – Press Release/Statement

Headline: Ukraine and the EU to intensify cooperation in using gas transit potential of Ukraine – a meeting of Volodymyr Groysman with Vice-President of the European Commission for Energy Union

Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman and
Vice-President of the European Commission for Energy Union Maroš Šefčovič
agreed to establish an expert group to improve opportunities of Ukraine
to transport gas.

“We want to raise the role of Ukraine as a transit
country and are ready to work together in this direction”, said Volodymyr
Groysman during a meeting in the framework of his working visit to Belgium on
Tuesday.

He noted that the Ukrainian part of the group would be
headed by the Naftogaz Chairman Andrii Kobolev.

In turn, Vice-President of the European Commission for
Energy Union Maroš Šefčovič
stressed his willingness to establish an expert group immediately.
“In Europe there is the consensus regarding the use and maintenance of the
gas transport system of Ukraine”, said Maroš Šefčovič.