The Russian Federation believes that finalization of the winter package of agreements of the Russian Federation and Ukraine on gas not require the approval of the "channel four" (Russia, Ukraine, Germany, France), told reporters by energy Minister Alexander Novak.
"No no additional solutions (on winter gas package - ed.) nor during the" channel four ". All consensus, we have put signatures under the Protocol of our consultations. An additional factor formalise our arrangements are not required. Russia has decided at a discount, Gazprom sent Naftogaz a draft additional agreement to the contract for the period of the winter package. All steps done, left Ukraine to pay for gas and get it, " he said.