Ukrainian prime minister asks US’s Biden for investment in energy sector

April 23, 2014

Ukraine needs investments in the energy sector and is ready for widest cooperation with the U.S. and European companies in this sphere, Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatseniuk has said after a meeting with U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden on April 22, Ukrinform has reported. “Ukraine is ready for widest cooperation in the energy sector with the U.S. and European companies,” the head of government said.

In this context he stressed that Ukraine needs investment in the energy sector. “The best response to Ukraine's energy dependence on Russia will be the presence of European and U.S. investors in Ukraine. Including, we are ready to consider the issue of joint exploitation and modernization of the Ukrainian gas transportation system,” the Prime Minister emphasized.

Copyright: Ukrinform, 2014