Gas supplies from Russia to the South-East of Ukraine will continue, said the Head of the Ministry of energy of Russia Alexander Novak.
"I think that those transfers that are carried out from February, and will continue to be implemented. In principle, we supply, is included in the total under the contract ", — quoted expression Novak, RIA " Novosti ".
Minister of energy of the Russian Federation added that the question of payment of deliveries to these areas separately considered." however, this question about the payment will be eventually delivered." Gazprom " in this direction is some work ", — said the Minister. Remember, "Naftogaz of Ukraine" on Tuesday, said that from 1 July 2015 shall suspend the purchase of gas from Gazprom to agree on the terms of Delivery. Explaining the actions of Kiev, Russian energy Minister Alexander Novak said that the conclusion on suspension of gas purchases from Russia – and political grounds for this. Before Tuesday, the Minister of energy of Ukraine Volodymyr demchyshyn said that Kyiv insists on signing an agreement on gas for the entire heating season and does not agree to a discount for the quarter. The Ukrainian Minister Also said that the price for gas from Russia at $ 247 not happy with Kiev, and the Ukrainian side insists on a 30% discount on the contract price. However, Russian energy Minister Alexander Novak said that Moscow considers unfounded assertions of Ukraine on the discrepancy of discounts on gas for the third quarter of the market pricing mechanism. Before in the same day, a source in the Ukrainian delegation was informed that the participants of the trilateral gas talks have not reached agreement on any of the issues discussed. Before that, the Russian energy Minister Alexander Novak said that the Russian Federation is not going to negotiate with Ukraine a discount on gas for the third quarter, the decision has already been taken by the Russian government, and the supply of gas to Ukraine will be carried out on these terms. On the first day of the week, the Russian government officially promulgated the Ordinance provided for the account of customs duty gas discount for Ukraine in the third quarter. After that, Gazprom sent to the NJSC "Naftogaz of Ukraine" offer to sign a supplementary agreement to the existing contract of sale and purchase of natural gas in 2009–2019. Medvedev also on the first day of the week called the final price of gas for Ukraine. According to him, Russia will not be able to save a discount in the same amount and the final cost will be $ 247 dollars for 1 thousand Cubic meters. Appropriate calculations were made after the Ukrainian side has officially appealed to Russia with a request to save gas discount.