Ukraine insists on consolidating the agreements with Russia on gas in the additional agreement to the contract with Gazprom, told in " Naftogaz of Ukraine ".
"Ukraine expects to sign a full binding Treaty that will contain an amendment to the contract between Naftogaz and Gazprom, signed by the heads of organizations, and a binding intergovernmental Protocol between Russia, Ukraine and the EU, signed by authorized representatives on behalf of the governments of Russia and Ukraine, and the European Commission ", – quoted by RIA "Novosti" letter of the organization. For example, the government of Ukraine is obliged to take upon its own shoulders obligations to maintain the flow of gas transit to the EU in Accordance with Treaty obligations between Naftogaz and Gazprom. In addition, it is also assumed obyazatelstva to provide sufficient funding to Naftogaz To pay for gas purchases." For the effective resolution of the situation the commitments of the European Commission include the need to provide monetary support to Ukraine To implement the agreement ", – it is noted equally in the message. For its part, the obligation of the Russian government to annulierung agreed discounts, based on revision of customs duties until the end of the first quarter of 2016, is a prerequisite For the contract, informs Naftogaz." so, the signing of a trilateral binding Protocol is required To agree on the terms of gas supplies from Russia for the upcoming winter period ", – concludes Naftogaz.
in the decree of the Cabinet of Russia reported that the cost of Russian gas For Ukraine in the fourth quarter after the discount will amount to 227, 36 dollars for 1 thousand Cubic meters. In this case voiced by Gazprom's contract price of Russian gas For Ukraine in the fourth quarter is 252 dollars per 1 thousand Cubic meters. So, the discount can be 24, $ 64 dollars for 1 thousand Cubic meters. Kiev called the price " close to fair ". On the last working day of the week it was announced that Gazprom during the term of the new winter gas package For Ukraine in the period from 1 October 2015 to 31 March 2016 will not apply to the Naftogaz contract the condition take or pay ( "take or pay" ). On Thursday, Prime Minister of Russia Medvedev D. A. signed a decree, according to which gas price For Kiev approved on the price level For EU countries, bordering with Ukraine. On 16 September the head of Gazprom Alexey Miller said that all the important issues of bilateral agreements with Ukraine on a "winter package" is solved. At the same time he said that "Gazprom will refrain from the rule of" take or pay " next two quarters ". For its part, the Ministry of energy has excluded the possibility of providing Ukraine with additional discounts on gas. The head of the Ministry of energy of Russia Alexander Novak, for example, said that the draft resolution of the government of the Russian Federation provides for a discount on gas For Ukraine for the fourth quarter of approximately $ 20. Ukraine last week said that he wants a discount of $ 30.