Ukraine’s Minister of Finance Natalie Jaresko requested her colleagues from G7 member countries to provide funding for gas. However, according to preliminary information, no decision has been taken yet.
This article originally appeared at Ria, translated by Sokol exclusively for SouthFront
Ukraine appealed to the Ministries of Finance of the “Big Seven” countries (G7) with a request for financing purchases of Russian gas for the winter, a source familiar with the negotiations informed journalists on Saturday. A source familiar with the negotiations told journalists that Ukraine has appealed to the Finance Ministries of G7 “Big Seven” countries to help finance the purchase of Russian gas for the approaching winter. “Meeting did take place. (The Minister of Finance of Ukraine Natalie) Jaresko appealed to the Ministers Of Finance of G7 to help finance the purchase of Russian gas for the winter season,” said the source. He also added, “No decision was made.” According to the source, the meeting of the head of the Ukrainian Ministry of Finance and the counterparts from G7 countries took place in Ankara. The meeting in Ankara was held as part of the overall traditional meeting of head of Finance Ministries and Central Banks from G20.