The next Ministerial meeting on gas in Ukraine, Russia, and the European Commission will take place on 30 June in Vienna, said the Minister of energy and coal industry of Ukraine Volodymyr Demchyshyn.
He affirmatively answered the question, and in truth whether the meeting will take place on 30 June in Vienna, adding, because it is agreed upon by all participants.
Thus Demchyshyn hoped that before June 30, the Russian side will be determined by the size of the discount on gas for Ukraine after the second quarter, reports RIA " Novosti "." in the last few days have created a new position from Vladimir Vladimirovich (Putin), for this reason today I talked with Novak. As far as I am aware, as long as the final decision of principle no. They will discuss it inside until Tuesday and intend to form a final position, " said Demchyshyn. In a press-service of the European Commission for its part said that the EC invited the Russian Federation, and Ukraine trilateral gas talks at the Ministerial level in Vienna on 30 June, and am currently waiting for answers. However, the energy Ministry declined to explain the message. As reported by the print edition OPINION, on Wednesday the President of Russia Vladimir Putin at a meeting with members of the government said that the final price of gas for Ukraine should be at the level of the neighbouring countries, for example Poland." We cannot offer to the same extent as before, " - said the Russian President. According to his statement, this situation is due to the 1st turn with the change of the world prices for fuel. As long as Ukraine has not received official requests for a discount. According to the Russian Minister of energy Alexander Novak, a trilateral meeting on gas agreements are tentatively scheduled for the end of June. It will be attended by Russian and Ukrainian energy and Commissioners of the European Commission." The main issues are the reliable supply of gas to European customers and the transit of gas through Ukraine in the autumn-winter period ", - said Novak.