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Zelensky discusses energy cooperation with Sandu
The interlocutors agreed to cooperate in the energy sector to prevent crisis situations.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy discussed energy cooperation with President of Moldova Maia Sandu. On the results of the telephone conversation informs press service of the OP on Saturday, October 30.
“The leaders discussed possible areas for further bilateral cooperation in order to prevent crisis situations in the energy sector. The President of Ukraine noted the readiness of our state to continue to provide assistance to Moldova in matters of proper supply of energy resources. To this end, the parties agreed to hold relevant consultations in Ukraine in the near future at energy ministers of the two countries, “the message says.
In turn, Sandu thanked Zelensky for help during the energy crisis that arose in Moldova, in particular, for the supply of gas and electricity to Ukraine.
In addition, the interlocutors exchanged views on topical issues of bilateral cooperation, in particular, on progress in the implementation of the project to build a bridge over the Dniester.
Finally, Zelensky and Sandu touched upon the issues of interaction in the field of European integration, noting the need to ensure the maximum impact of the Eastern Partnership summit.
Recall that earlier Ukraine lent Moldova 15 million cubic meters. m of gas… Kiev decided to support Chisinau while organizing additional purchases of natural gas.
Later it became known that Naftogaz will sell another batch of gas to Moldova… The second tender for gas supplies to Moldova, which was won by Naftogaz, is much larger than the first.