Gazprom head, EU energy commissioner discuss Ukraine

April 16, 2014

Strasbourg hosted on April 15 a working meeting between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee and Guenther Oettinger, European Commissioner for Energy in the European Commission, Gazprom’s press office has said. The meeting addressed the issues of Russian gas supply to Europe. It was pointed out that Gazprom was a reliable supplier of natural gas to the European market and would retain this position in the future.

The parties expressed their expectations that Naftogaz of Ukraine would proceed to fully meet its obligations to ensure the uninterrupted Russian gas transit to Europe. Special focus was on Naftogaz of Ukraine's debt to Gazprom for the supplied gas, which exceeded USD 2.2 billion.

Source: Gazprom Press Office, 2014