Zelenskyi: Ukraine has enough gas for consumers

The President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyi said that there were enough gas stocks for Ukrainian consumers, Interfax-Ukraine reports.

“I would like to put everyone at ease. I think there are many important substantive, and the most important thing is that the government took timely actions, the authorities did. Today there is enough gas for the public, enough gas for consumers at very normal prices compared to European prices,” Zelenskyi said in a comment to the ICTV channel.

According to the President, if the government had not intervened in the situation, the gas price would have reached UAH 50.

“You see, now we all see that the price is already $2000. That is, the price is real on the market, if the authorities had not intervened, the price would have been at least UAH 50 for people, and about UAH 8 for people from Naftogaz. I think that this is an important package for the year that we have introduced, I want to repeat it, just in time,” Zelenskyi said.

The President also noted that the heating season is the responsibility of both the central government and the local government.

“That is why we signed a memorandum, which contains two main things. NJSC Naftogaz and the central government guarantee two things: a specific stable price and a stable volume. Then there are technical issues, legal issues and political issues of some local government officials. All this, I am sure, will be settled, in any case, it will be a normal price, ”he explained.

To recap, the Kyiv City Council said that it was too early to turn on the heating in the capital.

Earlier, Naftogaz offered a fixed price for gas to state employees.

Tags: Naftogaz, tariffs, gas imports, UGSF, Зеленский, heating season, Vitrenko, Gas market, stocks, price, коммунальные платежи, natural gas, thermal energy, Europe

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