Rules of Russia on price and discount on gas does not require Coordination with Ukraine, said Russian Minister of energy Alexander Novak.
"the conclusion about the discount accepted by the government. At this price Gazprom will invoice Ukraine. Harmonization of Ukraine are not ", - he said, reports the news Agency.
however, the head of the Ukrainian Ministry of energy Vladimir Demchyshyn said that Kiev wants the upcoming Tuesday trilateral talks with Russia and the European Commission to discuss the discount for gas supplied by the Russian side for the third quarter. Answering the question whether the Ukrainian side discount, demchyshyn said: "of course, discuss ". However, he did not want to specify acceptable for Ukraine the price of gas from Russia in the 3rd quarter." I cannot put a number to negotiations and proposals we announced the European Commission", - has said Demchyshyn, who had already met before in Vienna Tuesday, the commissioners of the EC in the bilateral format. On the first day of the week, the Russian government officially promulgated the Ordinance provided for the account of customs duty gas discount for Ukraine in the third quarter. After that, Gazprom sent to the NJSC "Naftogaz of Ukraine" offer to sign a supplementary agreement to the existing contract of sale and purchase of natural gas in 2009-2019. Medvedev also on the first day of the week called the final price of gas for Ukraine. According to him, Russia will not be able to save a discount in the same amount and the final cost will be $ 247 dollars for 1 thousand Cubic meters. Appropriate calculations were made after the Ukrainian side has officially appealed to Russia with a request to save gas discount. In addition, Novak confirmed holding a trilateral meeting on gas for Ukraine on June 30.