USA, the European Union and the EBRD started preparation of the restructuring plan of Naftogaz
On request of Kyiv USA, the European Union and the European Bank for restoration and development prepared a plan for the restructuring of Naftogaz, said the coordinator of assistance to Europe and Eurasia at the U.S. Department of state Daniel Rosenblum, speaking at the hearings in the house of authorized Congress.
" Together With the EBRD, the European Bank for restoration and development and the EU, we develop a plan, to help restructure the system of gas supply and the company that is responsible for It, - Naftogaz. To help With this, we asked the government (Ukraine) ", - said the employee of the American foreign Ministry, ITAR-TASS reported. From his point of view, " this Company and this system are the source of many nerezonansnosti, financial losses and bribery, which zaculeu the energy sector of Ukraine ". In response presiding at the hearings in the house authorized the US Republican Congressman from California Dana Rohrbacher said that " the deliverance of Ukraine and parts of other countries, like Ukraine, from bribery would be equivalent to rid Ireland of the beer ". Rosenblum said that North America help Kiev " in diplomatic terms " in ensuring reverse deliveries of Russian natural gas, " to more gas came from Europe back to Ukraine, most of Slovakia." Anyway, the main role in these diplomatic efforts plays the EU, said the Commissioner, U.S. Department of state. He also told that in 2015 the financial year, the US administration asks Congress for assistance programs in Europe and Eurasia 625, 3 million dollars. It almost on 17%, or 125 million dollars, fewer than in 2013 fiscal year, recognized the diplomat. He said that in connection With the crisis in Ukraine the USA in recent months has allocated to different programs using it approximately 131 million dollars on top of the already approved by the above amounts. What is the size of the latter, Rosenblum not explained. Remember, appointed by the Verkhovna Rada, the Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that the development of a single operator of the Ukrainian gas transportation system With a share of American and European investors will inhibit the development of the project " South stream ". However, on June 19, the Verkhovna Rada has postponed indefinitely consideration of the draft law, allowing the government to make a single operator of the gas transportation system, where up to 49% of shares will belong to us and European investors.