Ukraine said its willingness to purchase coal from the territory of the self-proclaimed Luhansk people's Republic, told reporters Gennady Tsepkalo, head of the Council of Ministers LNR.
"dialogues with Ukraine on the supply of coal continues, there are First results. At the moment Ukraine said about the fact that she is ready to take our coal, to purchase from our site, mined our coal miners. The first results already, " said Tsepkalo.
according to his statement, now begins shipment.
according to the Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Ukraine is necessary for the autumn-winter period to accumulate a positive outcome 7 million tons of coal, at negative eleven million tons.
first Chapter the Ministry of energy of Ukraine Volodymyr demchyshyn said that Ukraine is in the process of preparation for the heating season will be forced to buy coal from all possible suppliers, and so does Russia. Currently procure from South Africa. In early August, he noted that the reserve of coal is about 1, 5 million tons.
Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Valeriy Bosevski said that Kiev should monthly purchase for the heating season at least 800 thousand tons of anthracite coal group in an uncontrollable part of the Donbass. In early August, the Ministry of transport DND reported that the enterprises of the Republic for July put Ukrainian companies more than 435 thousand tons of coal.