PETROZAVODSK, 23 Jun - RIA Novosti/Prime. The Ukrainian side until not appealed To the Russian official requests for the provision of discounts on gas from Russia for the period after the second quarter, told reporters the Minister of energy Alexander Novak.
"Actually, and as long as the Ukrainian side has not applied officially, it's all talk as long as an aspiration," said Novak, explaining the expectations of the head of the Ministry of energy of Ukraine Volodymyr Demchyshyn on the price of gas from Russia in the 2nd half of the year.
yesterday, June 22, Demchyshyn said Kyiv expects the price of gas from Russia in the third and fourth blocks at the level of 200 to 207 USD per thousand cubic meters.
"the discount I currently will not say anything, still not the Ministry of energy determines the discount, and the Government of the Russian Federation, as this question relates to customs duties. We in the government will first look " Gazprom ", as it was in the previous quarter, and the government will look at those proposals that will be, " added Novak.