President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko called the winning Naftogaz of Ukraine from the Russian Gazprom in the Stockholm arbitration a historic victory. He spoke about it at a meeting with the head of Naftogaz Andrey KOBOLEV, the press service of the AP.
“If there was a loss in this court, before the Ukraine was a direct threat of default,” – said the President.
“Now that we’ve shown that we can protect our national security and to protect the public interest, we will have a more tough stance in negotiations with foreign partners regarding the future of the gas transportation system and Naftogaz of Ukraine”, – said Poroshenko.
Earlier today, Naftogaz announced that it has won the arbitration against Gazprom gas supply contract on all contentious issues. In particular, according to the court, Naftogaz must pay for gas delivered by Gazprom in the temporarily occupied territory of Donbass.