Authorized Kiev and Minsk will discuss the resumption of the supply of electric power to Ukraine in the near future, informs a press-service of the Ministry of regional development, construction and housing and communal services of Ukraine.
on the last working day of the week in Chernihiv (Ukraine) was held the meeting of the intergovernmental Belarusian-Ukrainian mixed Council for trade and economic cooperation. The Commission was headed by Deputy Prime Minister of Belarus Vladimir Semashko and Vice Premier - Minister of regional development, construction and housing and communal services of Ukraine Gennady Zubko. Yesterday the head of Department of European integration of the Ministry of energy of Ukraine Mykhailo BNO-Hayriyan said in his own Twitter to Twitter that Ukraine has asked Belarus to explore the possibility of transit through the Belarusian GTS gas from the Baltic States to the Ukraine. According to his statement, the issue mentioned in the Protocol, which was signed on the last working day of the week at the meeting of the Ukrainian-Belarusian intergovernmental Commission.
"Ukraine and Belarus have agreed to consider the resumption of the supply of electric energy between 2 countries. And Also - the transit of Ukrainian electric energy through Belarus. Appropriate meetings will be held in the near future ", - is informed in the report.
"Belarus is our strategic financial partner with a large common border. For this reason, all of the consensus, which we reach today will be for decades to yield positive results ", - quotes the words of Gennady Zubko press service of the Ministry.
It is also stated that the possible application of the hryvnia to trade between Ukraine and Belarus will be expanded at the request of the Belarusian side. The agreement was Also recorded in the Protocol.
"following the talks, we turned to the NBU with a number of suggestions that will assist you to simplify and revitalize trade between our 2 countries, and have come to a positive decision. Ukraine and Belarus are going to apply for bilateral settlements is not a foreign currency such as the dollar And the hryvnia, " said Zubko.