“Gazprom” has added to the budget of Ukraine more than 100 million


All funds of the Russian “Gazprom”, which were on the territory of Ukraine, has recovered to the state budget.

This was stated by the Minister of justice Pavel Petrenko reporters on Tuesday, reports “UKRINFORM”.

“I can say that the Ministry of justice will punish Gazprom 6 billion dollars according to the decision of the Ukrainian court in the penalty in favor of the budget at the initiative of the Antimonopoly Committee”, – he said.

“We have already recovered part of the money that they had from Gazprom on the territory of Ukraine, was described arrested and charged to the state budget. It’s more than 100 million UAH, which is already in the Ukrainian budget”, – said Petrenko.

He noted that the Ministry of justice will collaborate with colleagues at other solutions in order to force Russia to pay a penny to all the debts that exist today. As the Minister said, “we are talking about $ 8.5 billion”.

“There is a corresponding instruction of the Prime Minister Groisman, and we now have good prospects and good practices on implementation of these decisions not only in Ukraine but also in other countries with which Ukraine has relevant agreements,” – said the Minister of justice.

With regard to the decision of the Stockholm arbitration, which on 28 February ordered Gazprom to pay Naftogaz 2.5 billion dollars. for failure to supply the agreed volumes of gas for transit, Petrenko has noticed that now “Naftogaz of Ukraine” has made appropriate arrangements for the launch of the process of collection of these funds.

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