Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that the work on the conclusion of the contract between «Gazprom» and «Naftogaz» is. However, time is running short.
According to him, the Ukrainian side handed over our proposals. But «we’re losing little time,» added Sands.
The speaker of the Kremlin stressed that «Naftogaz» after the separation of the operator of Ukraine’s GTS into a separate entity must obtain a new structure. The company should complete all the necessary procedures, but still need to reserve the required number of volumes. All of this takes time.
November 25, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian leader Vladimir Zelensky had a phone conversation. They touched on the subject of gas supplies and the continuation of transit through the territory of Ukraine.
Before it became known that «Gazprom» sent «Naftogaz of Ukraine» the proposal to extend the existing contract or the conclusion of a new transit gas through Ukrainian territory for a period of 12 months.
Current transit contracts expire at the end of 2019.