The Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk has commissioned the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine, Justice Ministry of Ukraine, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine and NaftogazUkrainy to take all measures to protect national interests in Stockholm Court. He said at a session of the Government on Monday, June 16.
He stressed that in the Arbitration Court of Stockholm Ukraine demands compensation from Russia worth around USD 6 billion “and introducing exceptionally market and non-discriminatory mechanisms”.
The Head of Government instructed to send a Governmental delegation to Brussels and European Union’s participating states in order to provide clear explanation of the position of Ukraine.
“I consider our prospects in court are very promising,” he noted.
Besides, Arseniy Yatsenyuk commissioned the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine and Justice Ministry to prepare a draft law on emergency state in energy sector: “We must be prepared for the hardest times and we should be ready for that”.