The self-proclaimed Luhansk national Republic conducts dialogues about the coal supply with controlled Kyiv, as well as with Russian enterprises, said the head LNR Igor Carpentry reporters on Wednesday.
the overwhelming majority of Ukrainian mines are located in the Donbass, Most of them came under the control of the militia, Now Kiev is forced to buy imported coal. Before it was declared about the undermining of the bridge, through which ran the last railway linking LNR controlled with Ukrainian security forces territory. Eventually undermine discontinued letter Rudakova-Krasnyi Lyman. This railway on which the coal could be delivered at a controlled Kiev area.
"today we are dialogues not only with Ukraine, Ukraine as well as among them and also with the Russian Federation," said Carpenter.
However, He is confident that the Kyiv authorities will not be able to do without the Donbas coal and its delivery is not carried out only because of the political position of Kiev." today we know and see that Ukraine wants to buy coal. But you see the political situation. There is power in Ukraine, who are ready to sign contracts. They Have TEP, who need our coal. There are forces that in spite of Russia is ready to cut his own legs - though we would be, But never would. There are forces in the world arena, who complain about the fact that Ukraine, DND and LNR required to establish economic relationships and work. There are those who are trying to avoid, " said the head LNR.
He believes that the railway bridge linking LNR with Ukraine, was not so long ago blown up to prevent the transportation of coal." I think the bridge was blown up just like that? What He had strategic value? Yes no. Again, in spite of Russia will cut off his feet. Now They restore it because come to the conclusion that without our coal They will not survive. They froze in the winter. Even in the trains was not heating, " said Carpenter.
He believes that all attempts of Ukraine to diversify markets procurement of coal will only lead to the creation of new corruption schemes." No South Africa, Australia No they will not help. Schemes for money laundering "Yes," said the head LNR.
He said that the Lugansk already has a large accumulation of coal." we have everything ready. Even so, if we need some funds to start some kind of mine, we have enough coal in the warehouses, which we implement in order to get Finance. This Ukraine is already empty warehouses coal, and we on the contrary, " said Carpenter.