The Ministry of energy of the Russian Federation has not received official request of the EC at the meeting on gas

The Ministry of energy of the Russian Federation has not received official request of the EC at the meeting on gas


To date, the official invitation from the European Commission to conduct negotiations on gas supplies to Ukraine and transit of gas via its territory have been reported, said the representative of the Ministry of energy.

MOSCOW, 21 Jan. The Ministry of energy of the Russian Federation has not yet received official invitations from the European Commission in tripartite negotiations on gas supplies to Ukraine and transit of gas through it, said the representative of the Ministry of energy.

“While official invitations have not received”, — said the Agency interlocutor.

Previously Vice-President on energosoiuz maroš Šefčovič said that the European Commission is discussing with Russia and Ukraine the possibility of holding a new Ministerial trilateral meeting on gas, would like to discuss her passing this winter and further work.

In addition, the Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin on the sidelines of the world economic forum in Davos, told journalists that Ukraine supports the continuation of the tripartite format of gas talks with Russia and the European Commission.