The position of Gazprom in a dispute with the Ukrainian company “Naftogaz” are fairly consistent, said the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov. His words on Monday, March 5th, the correspondent “”.
A Kremlin spokesman also stressed that the dispute would be resolved in court. “Of course, the company [Gazprom] will have to defend their interests”, â€” said Peskov.
He refused to comment on the statement of commercial Director of “Naftogaz” Yuriy Vitrenko that the Russian side should compensate for the loss of Kiev. “Still, now the situation shall be resolved in legal plane, and this involved lawyers our company,” said the spokesman.
March 3, Vitrenko reported that Ukraine had to buy European gas to four times more expensive, than at “Gazprom”. According to him, to make up the difference in the cost of fuel should the Russian company.
March 2, Gazprom announced the severance of contracts with “Naftogaz”. As it became known on 28 February, the Stockholm court of arbitration ordered the Russian company to pay the Ukrainian side of $ 4.6 billion for failure to supply agreed in the contract volumes of gas for transit. In “Gazprom” have declared that do not agree with the court’s decision and intend to protect your rights.More important news Telegram-channel “Tape days”. Signed!