Naftogaz Ukrainy has permitted all private companies to import gas to Ukraine from any directions, Ukrainian Premier Arseniy Yatseniuk said delivering a speech at the parliament's rostrum on Thursday.

"I'm officially stating that Naftogaz Ukrainy issued permission to all companies, all which want to purchase import gas, to buy it wherever they wish. We'll forward all natural gas, which has been purchased as import one by any private company," he stressed.