The Minister of energy and coal industry of Ukraine Volodymyr demchyshyn said that his country has the opportunity to get a discount on gas.
"the cost at which we are ready to buy it, must be objective, reasonable and favorable for us," the official said, reports RIA " Novosti ".
according to his vision, buy Kiev gas reverse from Europe gave Moscow " the understanding that we will fight for our desires, we should not buy at any price. What is the discount for the fourth quarter of – unknown as long as that debate goes. But I think this must be because there is economic justification ". Demchyshyn believes the real discount in the region of 30-40 dollars per thousand cubic meters, as Ukraine does not pay transit fees Gazprom. On the last working day of the week the head of Ukrainian government Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that the only option consensus on gas supplies from Russia for next heating season will be the analogue of the triangular package 2014-2015. The European Commission hopes that Ukraine does not fully Fund the purchase of gas on the new winter package. In addition, the Vice-President of the EC in energosoiuz Maros Sefcovic sure that the trilateral agreement on gas between Russia, Ukraine and EU will sign by the end of September. On August 21, the head of Gazprom and Naftogaz Alexey Miller and Andrey Kobelev held dialogues in Minsk, during which discussed the current cooperation organizations and preparation of the Ukrainian organization for the autumn-winter period. Miller also said that Gazprom does not want to pump gas into underground gas storages of Ukraine, which ought to complement 3, 2 billion cubic meters of blue fuel. Russia has concluded winter package with Kiev, giving him a discount and at the time of vacating the rule of "take or pay" (no obligation to purchase data).