Gazprom has not made And will not make changes in the pricing mechanism for gas supplies to Ukraine until the end of 2019, the rules of gas supplies to Ukraine in July do not require any additional approvals with anyone, said the head of the Russian gas holding Alexey Miller.
"the price on gas for Ukraine is determined due to the formula established in the contract. Gazprom has not made And will not make any change in the pricing mechanism for gas supplies to Ukraine until the end of 2019, " he recalls.
"The size of the export customs duties on the production And delivery of gas to Ukraine can be determined quarterly by the decision of the Russian government. And it is the sovereign right of Russia ", - informs Miller, reports the news Agency. Before Wednesday Gazprom confirmed the termination of gas supplies to Ukraine as of 10 a.m. Moscow time. Before that, the Russian energy Minister Alexander Novak called the expectations of Ukraine to receive gas from Russia at below market rates " unwarranted." According to the Minister, the provision of discounts on gas for Ukraine in the 1st turn is obliged to meet the interests of Russia And Gazprom. Also Novak has said that Ukraine did not want to commit in a trilateral Protocol obligations for gas injection into UGS." But in General confirms, not reflecting it in a separate statement, either on paper that need this amount And this is reflected in the plans for the injection of gas, " he added. 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. In Ukrtransgaz reported that as of July 1, Ukraine imports gas only from the territory of Slovakia, in other areas the supply is not implemented.