MOSCOW, 30 Jun - RIA Novosti/Prime. Effective Solution of the gas issue in Ukraine and Russia must be tripartite, binding and fix temporary consensus of the parties on all disputed points at least until the end of the first quarter of 2016, according to a report of " Naftogaz of Ukraine ".
Tuesday, June 30, held in Vienna trilateral dialogues Russia, Ukraine and the European Commission on the issues of gas supplies from Russia to Ukraine for the period after the second quarter, as well as its transit through the territory of Ukraine in the European Union.
"Naftogaz of Ukraine" announced the position of the Ukrainian side in trilateral talks on gas issues in Vienna. The solution that will enable to provide the reliability of gas supplies from Russia to Ukraine and the EU until the end of litigation between the parties in Stockholm, is obliged to fix a temporary consensus on all key issues on which the parties have differences, " according to the report of the Ukrainian organization.
While Ukraine insists on the signing of this solution in the form of a tripartite Protocol on the level of the ministries of energy of Ukraine, Russia and envoy of the European Commission, which is obliged to provide to the responsible fulfillment of the agreements reached by all parties to the process."" Naftogaz " and "Gazprom" are also required to sign the Addendum to the contract for production and delivery of gas, which will be revealed consensus is fixed at a high level, emphasizes the " Naftogaz ".
yesterday, 29 June, Gazprom sent to "Naftogaz" the offer of signing an Addendum to the existing contract of sale and purchase of natural gas in 2009-2019 years, but only for the period of the 3rd quarter. The cost of Russian gas for Ukraine (with the discount of $ 40) in this period will amount to 247, 18 dollars per thousand cubic meters - as In the 2nd quarter.
Ukraine's energy Minister Volodymyr demchyshyn has made it clear to reporters that Ukraine does not agree with the terms of gas supplies to Ukraine in July-September, for example with a discount on gas from Russia at $ 40 and his final price - 247, 18 dollars per thousand cubic meters.