KIEV. June 5. UNN. The court arrested the Dutch assets of the Russian Gazprom to pay “Naftogaz of Ukraine” $ 2.6 billion. according to the decision of the Stockholm arbitration. About it UNN reported in a press-service of the company.
“Last week “Naftogaz of Ukraine” has filed a motion to arrest the shares of PJSC “Gazprom” in its Dutch subsidiaries and debt of those subsidiaries of “Gazprom”. The petition was submitted to ensure the right of “Naftogaz” to the Russian monopoly from $ 2.6 billion. the decision of the Stockholm arbitration adopted in February 2018. The Dutch court granted these motions, but six of the seven subsidiaries of “Gazprom” in the Netherlands refused to cooperate with the bailiffs. However, all this does not affect the arrest,” – said the NAC.
The Chairman of the Board of “Naftogaz” Andrey Kobelev commented on this information, stating that “the Russian company acting in bad faith, is not performing as the arbitration decision and orders of the European courts of other jurisdictions”.
“The court made a decision on the payment of “Gazprom”, “Naftogaz” 4.63 billion dollars. compensation for damages due to the breach of the conditions of the transit contract. We have actually received $ 2.1 billion., in accordance with the decision in transit was credited as payment for gas supplied to Naftogaz by Gazprom in 2014-2015. Now we are working to get the rest”, – explained chief commercial officer of the group of “Naftogaz of Ukraine” Yuriy Vitrenko.
“Naftogaz” also initiated the seizure of assets in other jurisdictions, including shares of “Gazprom”, its subsidiaries Nord Stream AG Nord Stream AG 2. The Swiss court satisfied the request of “Naftogaz”, and bailiffs are the steps to freeze these and other assets,” – said the NAC.
As noted in the “Naftogaz”, the appeal of “Gazprom” against the decision of the Stockholm arbitration “does not mean automatic deferral commitment of the company to immediately pay does not affect the foreclosure process”. “The evidence is a quick solution to the European courts of different jurisdictions, adopted last week,” – said the NAC.
Earlier, President Poroshenko said that the decision of Stockholm, “Naftogaz” and “Gazprom” began to run in three countries.