Shipments of thermal coal from self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic on the platform of Ukraine still stopped for some time before removal of the blockade on the production and delivery of diesel fuel and spare parts to the Republic, said Last news in the Ministry of transport DND.
first Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Valeriy Bosevski said about the fact that coal Supplies are resumed. But the Minister of transport DND semen Kuzmenko Tuesday said that the self-proclaimed Republic has blocked Supplies of coal to Ukraine and will resume them in the event of the lifting of the blockade on fuel and spare parts for the cars and locomotives. However, on Tuesday the Minister of energy and coal industry of Ukraine Volodymyr demchyshyn insisted that the Supply of coal from the DNR to Ukraine carried out.
"The situation on coal has not changed. We do not supply coal to the site of Ukraine. The supplies will be resumed as soon as We find with Ukraine single language in withdrawing the Kiev restrictions on the production and delivery of diesel fuel and spare parts in DND " - told in the Ministry of transport.
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 coal gas. Delivery of coal from the combat zone is complicated by destroyed infrastructure, for example, damaged by explosions of railway.