Ukrainian Naftogaz to increase its claim against Gazprom by $5 billion
Naftogaz of Ukraine intends to increase the amount of claim in a lawsuit against Russian Gazprom over natural gas transit costs by $5 billion, as indicated by their Commercial Director Yuri Vitrenko on Ukrainian Channel 5.
“We are seeking a judgement in our favor regarding the transit contract. We are claiming more than $13 billion, and we will sue for an additional $5 billion as well,” Vitrenko promised, noting that Gazprom’s claims amount to $7 billion. “We expect that we will receive fair compensation from Gazprom based on our claims,” he added.
Naftogaz explained that it filed the claim against Gazprom due …read more