Energy Minister of Ukraine Herman Halushchenko held emergency telephone conversations with the European Commissioner for Energy Kadri Simson and the management of the US Energy Department, the website of the Ministry of Energy reports.
According to the report, they discussed the devastating consequences of missile attacks on the Ukrainian energy system, which temporarily cut off the power supply to the vast majority of consumers.
Herman Halushchenko thanked the international partners for the assistance that has already been provided and pointed out that Ukraine now urgently needs high-voltage equipment to restore and stabilise the power system.
The partners assured the minister of their full support and readiness to take appropriate measures to help the energy sector of Ukraine.
Earlier, the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defence reported that the next enemy missile attack could take place in a week - this is the time needed to prepare for the strike.