Ukraine is not satisfied with the price of gas from Russia to 247, 18 dollars for one thousand cubic meters, the country insists on a 30% discount on the contract price, said the head of Ministry of Ukraine Volodymyr demchyshyn.
"in a sole format without negotiations, without agreeing that It is wrong. Today we are also very actively discussed discount: how it was staffed, why it was this - about what you heard yesterday, the message from Mr. (Prime Minister Dmitry - Russian) Medvedev, " said correspondents Demchyshyn on the results of the tripartite talks on gas.
"The Ukrainian side tried to understand how the discount was complete. And We believe that was the right thing to do in the format of the winter package last year, when it was fitted the other selection Formula discounts. This, as you remember, $ 100 or 30%. The Russian side believes that this value (40 dollars - ed.) fair, We, unfortunately, don't agree With that, " said Demchyshyn.
on the first day of the week, the Russian Government issued a decree on gas discount for Ukraine in the third quarter provided at the expense of customs duties. Formula of discounts is this: the contract value minus gas 247, 18 dollar. Given that the contract price for gas for Ukraine in the 3rd quarter should be 287, 18 dollars per thousand cubic meters discount for Ukraine in the 3rd quarter will be only $ 40.