US promises Ukraine $2 billion loan guarantees for gas purchases

The US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry stated at the press conference in Kyiv that the US could provide guarantees to the Ukrainian national gas conglomerate Naftogaz for the placement of Eurobonds for 2 billion US dollars, reports Apostrophe news outlet.

"This is one of the possible solutions. However, there may be other financial sources. There are different ways to finance the purchase of gas," said Perry.

As the Chairman of the Board of Naftogaz Andriy Kobolyev previously saida, the company intends to create a gas reserve in underground storage with a capacity of 20 billion cubic meters, as well as to invest in increasing production of natural gas.

Yesterday the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky met with Rick Perry and asked the US to increase pressure on Russia, as well as to impose additional sanctions.

  Ukraine, USA, Zelensky, Rick Perry, Russia

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