7 Oct 2009 10:17

Gazprom confirms Naftogaz paid for Sept gas

MOSCOW. Oct 7 (Interfax) - Gazprom has confirmed that Naftogaz Ukrainy paid for gas delivered in September.

"Naftogaz Ukrainy has paid for September deliveries of Russian gas on time and in full," Gazprom said.

"The payment did not require organization of additional financing or raising borrowed funds from the Russian side, which indicates that Naftogaz Ukrainy has sufficient funds to make current payments," it said.

"We expect that future payments for Russian gas will be received on time, as stipulated in the contract," it said.