President participates in WEF Pipeline Politics section

09:13, 24 January 2008
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Ukraine meets its obligations as transit country for energy resources

President Victor Yushchenko participated in Pipeline Politics section of the World Economic Forum, according to the President`s press-office.

V. Yushchenko assured those present that Ukrainian side fully understands its responsibility for energy security of Europe and meets its obligations resulting from being a transit country for energy resources.

President also informed that one of the strategic directions of Ukrainian energy policy is modernization and development of the existing gas-transport infrastructure.

Along with Victor Yushchenko participants of the discussion were EBRD President Jean Lemierre, Director of the Program on Energy and Sustainable Development at Stanford University`s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies David Victor and representatives of business groups.

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