“At the meeting, Gazprom made it clear that refusal to resume natural gas supplies to Ukraine in accordance with the decision of the arbitration.
Gazprom says that it will not resume gas supplies to Ukraine in connection with the decision of the Stockholm arbitration, and will pay $ 2.6 billion. in favor of “Naftogaz”, according to the news, Ukrmedia.
About it has informed journalists a press-Secretary of Naftogaz Osmolovsky, Elena.
“Naftogaz of Ukraine” and Russian “Gazprom” met last week to discuss further action after the decision of the Stockholm arbitration on two large cases. At that meeting, Gazprom said that Russian gas monopoly refuses to resume gas supplies to Ukraine and refuses to confirm that it is paying $ 2.6 billion.”, – according to the Naftogaz.
While Gazprom offered to change the contract or to end them, not to implement the decision of the Tribunal.
“Both proposals are directly contrary to the solutions provided by the Stockholm Tribunal. Naftogaz considers this position unacceptable and declined the offer of Gazprom”, – said the NAC.
As reported, in late February it became known that the Stockholm arbitration court satisfied the claim of Naftogaz of Ukraine regarding compensation for undelivered Gazprom volumes of gas for transit.
According to the decision of the Stockholm arbitration, “Naftogaz” has made payment in the amount of 4.63 billion us dollars. for failure to supply Gazprom agreed amounts of gas for transit.
According to the results of two arbitration proceedings in Stockholm Gazprom must pay of 2.56 billion dollars in favor of “Naftogaz”.
In “Gazprom” have refused to implement these court decisions.