Kiev will have to negotiate with the Donbass on the supply of coal, And He seeks contact with the self-proclaimed Luhansk And Donetsk people's republics, said on the last working day of the week, the Head LNR Igor Carpentry.
Ukraine due to the conflict in the Donbass lost the vast number of mines. On beyond the control of Kiev remained the most profitable Mines, and companies, remaining under the control of the authorities of Ukraine, produce unprofitable gas coals. Most of these plants unprofitable, the government has no money for their maintenance, for this reason, it is expected that a phased closure. Due to the shortage of coal in Ukraine is forced to import it. Kiev in preparation for the heating season wishes to purchase coal from all possible suppliers. Currently procure from South Africa.
"Through the Minsk consensus Ukraine is looking for contacts, so that we (LNR) was selling coal for their thermal power plants. And time they have left little. At the moment we supply coal for power plant in Happiness (the city on the line of contact, controlled by Ukrainian law enforcers). Because on the other side our brothers, our residents, which we cannot leave without light, " said Carpenter in the process of meeting with the militia.
Chapter LNR believes that Ukraine will fail to find an alternative to coal from the Donbass, Because the coal from South Africa And Australia at Ukrainian TPPs is not the right specifications." They will have to purchase it here, " said Carpenter.
He also said that the Mine, which began after the break work in LC, focused on sales of coal in the Russian Federation." Mine is already restored, reversed connection, we (LNR) at 80-85% is aimed at Russia, " said Carpenter. According to his statement, a number of contracts for production And delivery of coal has been concluded that will help to provide people with jobs.