The agreement with Russia about the price of gas will be achieved over the next 2 weeks, said the Minister of energy and coal industry of Ukraine Volodymyr Demchyshyn.
"the dialogues are, and I think within the next 2 weeks will be Agreed on the gas price that We will receive from "Gazprom" for the 3rd and 4th quarters. We actually insist that this extension (discounts) operated until the end of the heating season ", - quotes RIA "news" words Demchishin on air " the 5th channel "." Regarding the price, I dream that the price will be lower than today, today "Naftogaz" to "Gazprom" pays $ 247. The cost for the third quarter, I believe, will be lower, and it is a matter of negotiations, " he said. Along with this, it was declared that Ukraine expects in the 3rd quarter of 2015 the price of gas from Russia to 295-296 dollars for 1 thousand Cubic meters, compared with less than $ 250 for the European gas produced on the reverse, the head of the Ministry of energy of Ukraine Volodymyr Demchyshyn hoped to receive discounts. Remember, June 4, Novak said that the Russian government is discussing the issue of gas prices for Ukraine, and for the period from 1 July discount can be granted for one or two quarters, before the end of 2015. Thus in a press-service of the European Commission reported that the European Union States will help Ukraine with loans for the purchase of gas from Russia in the winter. The draft tripartite Protocol on Russian gas supplies to Ukraine provides for the volumes of gas in Ukrainian underground gas storages (UGS) in early winter in a volume of Over 19 billion cubic meters. The obligations of the Ukrainian side for the purchase and injection of gas into storage under the ground and the allocation of the EU bailout for these purposes are required to enter into a new package of gas agreements that can be signed on the results of the upcoming meeting of the Russia - Ukraine - European Commission.