The head of the Duma Department for international Affairs Alexei Pushkov has made the initiative of the Ukrainian side to "rest" in response to a letter about the fact that she insists on giving her a discount on gas from Russia in the amount of 30%.
in response to a letter about the fact that Ukraine hopes to get 30% discount on gas supplies from Russia, the head of the state Duma on international Affairs Alexei Pushkov told Kiev to Insist in a different place ".
"Ukraine" not satisfied "the price for gas at $ 247, it "insists" on 30% discount! Take a break guys. Infuse will be in a different place, " wrote Pushkov in your own microblog on Twitter. As reported by the print edition OPINION, first on Wednesday, Russian energy Minister Alexander Novak called the expectations of Ukraine to receive gas from Russia at below market rates " unwarranted." According to the Minister, the provision of discounts on gas for Ukraine in the 1st turn is obliged to meet the interests of Russia and Gazprom. Before the Minister of energy of Russia Alexander Novak said that Ukraine did not want to commit in a trilateral Protocol obligations for gas injection into UGS." But in General confirms, not reflecting it in a separate statement, either on paper that need this amount and this is reflected in the plans for the injection of gas, " he added. Remember, "Naftogaz of Ukraine" on Tuesday, said that from 1 July 2015 shall suspend the purchase of gas from Gazprom to agree on the terms of delivery. Explaining the actions of Kiev, Russian energy Minister Alexander Novak said that the conclusion on suspension of gas purchases from Russia ? and political grounds for this.