Sefcovic: Dialogue between Russia, Ukraine, EU very important
Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec.8
By Leman Zeynalova – Trend:
Continued dialogue between Russia, Ukraine and the European Union is of great importance, said European Commission Vice-President for Energy Union Maros Sefcovic.
He made the remarks ahead of the trilateral talks between the European Commission, Russia and Ukraine on gas deliveries and gas transit, according to the message posted on the European Commission’s website.
The meeting will be held in Brussels Dec.10.
The talks, which will be chaired by Sefcovic, will be attended by Russia's and Ukraine's Ministers for Energy, Alexander Novak and Ihor Nasalyk, as well as top representatives of Ukraine’s Naftogaz and Russia’s Gazprom.
"I welcome the preparedness and commitment of both countries to meet here in Brussels,” said Sefcovic.
Given the importance of energy relations between the European Union, Russia and Ukraine, continued dialogue is of great importance, he added.
“I look forward to the trilateral talks, aiming to contribute at ensuring predictable and stable gas deliveries throughout the winter season,” said the European Commission’s vice-president.