© RIA Novosti / Igor Taraborrelli in fotomontaje on-site gas storage. Archival photo© RIA Novosti / Igor Taraborrelli the image Bank
«Naftogaz» has collected with «Gazprom» for 18 million dollars, was written by CEO of Ukrainian company Yuri Vitrenko on Facebook.
«By the way, in addition to $ 2.1 billion, which is in accordance with the arbitration decision we have sought with Gazprom’s gas, we also took off with «Gazprom» for 18 million dollars in foreign currency», — he wrote.
Previously, «Naftogaz» reported on withholding nine million dollars overpaid «Gazprom» for the transit of gas through debt by the decision of the Stockholm arbitration. The company said that the new pricing formula of the gas contract for the supply of raw materials in Ukraine the rate of the cost of transit has dropped.
In late February, the Stockholm arbitration court decided to collect with «Gazprom» in favor of the Ukrainian company 4,637 billion dollars in compensation for failure of transit of gas. Taking into account previous decisions on the supply of natural gas, the Russian side should pay out of 2.56 billion dollars.
Only «Naftogaz» demanded that the Russian company $ 17 billion. Later «Gazprom» appealed the decision and announced the termination of contracts with the Ukrainian side.
At the end of may Kiev announced the beginning of enforcement tools and court the support of her petition about the arrest in Switzerland of the shares of Nord Stream AG Nord Stream AG 2, and in June a similar decision of the court on the assets of «Gazprom» in the Netherlands and then in Britain.
In June «Gazprom» has made to the appellate court the suspension of the execution of «transit» solutions.