“It was specially noted that a sufficient amount of gas in Ukrainian
underground storage facilities is a key condition for the Ukrainian side
to fulfill its gas transit obligations. Prospects for cooperation in
the gas sphere were also considered at the meeting,” the press release
Boiko and Miller also met on Aug. 22 to discuss preparations for the upcoming fall and winter period.
This June, Gazprom extended a $2-billion advance payment to Naftogaz
Ukrainy for gas transit in order to provide the Ukrainian company with
floating funds to inject gas into storage.