Ukraine to Buy 5 Billion Cubic Meters of Azeri Gas

September 8, 2011
Ukraine plans to buy 5 billion cubic meters of gas from Azerbaijan, Ukrainian energy and Coal Minister Yuriy Boyko said.

Boyko said Ukraine was already pumping Azeri gas and would soon complete negotiations on gas purchases with the Azeri side.

"We are planning to open a new route and buy about 5 billion cubic meters of gas from AZerbaijan", Boyko said.

He noted that a memorandum on the issue has already been signed.