European Parliament President Martin Schultz tried to convince the Russian Federation to immediately resume gas talks with Ukraine to develop a long-term solution.
"We urge the Russian Federation to immediately return to the negotiating table. We wish to work on a long-term solution that will ensure uninterrupted supply of gas ", - quotes the expression of the head of the European Parliament Martin Schulz RIA " Novosti ".
Speaking on the last working day of the week in the Ukrainian Parliament, he said that the solution to the conflict in the Donbas political, and has the ability to be found solely in conjunction with Russia." We have no choice. It is necessary to conduct dialogues with the Russian Federation, without abandoning our principles, " he said. Remember, July 2 at the energy Ministry said that Moscow during the 3rd quarter will not change the price for Kiev in 247, 18 dollars for 1 thousand Cubic meters of blue fuel. First Vice-President of the European Commission energosoiuz Maros Sefcovic said that the European Commission would like to see the Treaty between the Russian Federation and Ukraine on gas covered the entire upcoming winter heating season. Tuesday with the filing of Kiev gas dispute between Ukraine and Russia has become more complicated." Naftogaz of Ukraine " 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. On Tuesday, the Minister of energy of Ukraine Volodymyr Demchyshyn said that Kyiv insists on signing an agreement on gas for the entire heating season and does not agree to a discount for the quarter. The Ukrainian Minister also said that the price for gas from Russia at $ 247 not happy with Kiev, and the Ukrainian side insists on a 30% discount on the contract price. However, Russian energy Minister Alexander Novak said that Moscow considers unfounded assertions of Ukraine on the discrepancy of discounts on gas for the third quarter of the market pricing mechanism.