The time and place of holding a trilateral meeting on gas issues with the participation of authorized Russia, Ukraine and the European Commission will be determined on Wednesday.
Authorized energy Ministers of Russia and Ukraine are trying to coordinate the Time and venue of the tripartite talks on current gas problems, which also will be attended by the Plenipotentiaries of the European Commission.
According to the Russian Minister of energy Alexander Novak, the meeting may be held in early July. For its part, Minister of energy of Ukraine Volodymyr Demchyshyn said that the dialogues may take place on 29 June, or on a subsequent day." We are still discussing it and will tomorrow finally agreed. In principle We will meet, just in time currently all fit together, "said Novak, RIA" Novosti ". The head of the Ministry of energy explained that in June schedule of all the alleged participants is quite stressful, for this reason it will be held either at the end of the current month or in the coming." It is not excluded that in the beginning of July to gather is also, frankly, Not critical, " explained Novak. First Chapter the Ministry of energy of Russia confirmed readiness to discuss with Ukraine the possibility of providing discounts on gas - but with the proviso that it must Not harm the interests of Russia and Gazprom. Discount, According to Novak, it will be possible to be done at the expense of customs duties and taking into account the market price of natural gas. On the upcoming tripartite meeting is planned to sign a package of agreements that will define the obligations of Ukraine for the purchase of gas and its injection into storage under the ground. In addition, these documents would set the rules for the provision of EU financial assistance to the Ukrainian side for calculations with Russia.