MOSCOW, June 26 - RIA Novosti/Prime. The conclusion about the discount on gas for Ukraine will be made quarterly, but because Naftogaz of Ukraine has not applied for the discount, and an appropriate Solution to the present is not accepted, said the head of "Gazprom" Alexey Miller.
on Wednesday the head of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin said that the Russian Federation may not grant Ukraine a discount on gas in the same volume as before. The cost for Ukrainian clients, according to his statement, should be at the level of neighboring countries, such as Poland.
"What concerns the period of possible discounts, the Decision had already been made when the issue was considered by the previous discount is a quarterly consideration," said Miller.
"Naftogaz" of Ukraine as a party to the contract to the other party under the contract - in the address of "Gazprom" - on the granting of discounts are not applied. Such treatment from our Ukrainian colleagues at that hour no. For this reason, there is no recourse - no subject, no subject of discussion, " he added.
According to Miller, the Total amount of claims by Gazprom to Naftogaz because of a shortage of gas on a "take or pay" now is 26, 7 billion.
"Discount" take or pay " was valid from 1 January to 31 October inclusive. We strictly in Accordance with the contract, our Ukrainian colleagues presented a fine. The total value of penalties Naftogaz of Ukraine on "take or pay" now is 26, 7 billion dollars ", - said the head of " Gazprom ".