The discount on Russian gas for Ukraine in the 1st quarter of 2016 was not discussed in the process of the trilateral meeting in the format Russia-Ukraine-EU, which took place on the last working day of the week in Brussels.
"The amount of discount for the 1st quarter (2016 - ed.) was not discussed today ", - said the head of Ministry of Ukraine Volodymyr demchyshyn, answering an appropriate question.
Russia, Ukraine and the EC initialled a tripartite Protocol on winter package of gas supplies from Russia to Ukraine. According to Ukraine initialled the Protocol on winter package gas takes on its own shoulders the obligation to buy 2 billion cubic meters of gas from "Gazprom" for injection into underground storage facilities.
before the EC guaranteed that in the near future, European financial institutions will provide Ukraine with five hundred million dollars to fix its UGS 2 billion cubic meters of gas.