Kiev is necessary before the end of September this year to come to a common opinion about the conditions of gas supplies from Russia to the country, said the Head of "Naftogaz of Ukraine" Andrey Kobelev.
"We hope that the next round of talks will take place in July, in the upcoming month will be on leave, I would not want to hold out until September, but before the end of September it is necessary to come to a common opinion," He said in the interview to Ukrainian " the Fifth channel ".
According to Kobolyev, Ukraine costs as long as "calmly, like last summer," without gas imports from Russia, which ceased from 1 July. He said that in the last tripartite gas negotiations in Vienna, the parties came to a common vision regarding the resumption of Russian gas supplies to Ukraine, reports the news Agency." to purchase gas at a higher price or on terms that are non-market, We can't, " He said, saying that Kiev as long as it is not profitable to buy gas from Russia because of high prices in comparison with European. The head of Naftogaz said that Kiev is seeking to come to a consensus on the timing of deliveries of " blue fuel ", such as price, delivery points, pre-paid." All this has to be in the package, " - said Kobolyev. Remember, July 2 at the energy Ministry said that Moscow during the 3rd quarter will not change the price for Kiev in 247, 18 dollars for 1 thousand Cubic meters of blue fuel. First Vice-President of the European Commission energosoiuz Maros Sefcovic said that the European Commission would like to see the Treaty between the Russian Federation and Ukraine on gas covered the entire upcoming winter heating season. Tuesday with the filing of Kiev gas dispute between Ukraine and Russia has become more complicated." Naftogaz of Ukraine " 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. On 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.