Astana and Kiev agreed on the supply of coal for power plants of Ukraine, said on the last working day of the week the head of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev.
Kiev has turned from an exporter to an importer of coal after the loss of most of the mines in uncontrolled Donbass. There were the most profitable mines, and companies, remaining under the control of the authorities of Ukraine, produce unprofitable gas and coal. Delivery of coal from the combat zone is complicated due to destroyed infrastructure, for example, due to the destruction by the bombings of the railway.
currently in Kazakhstan on an official visit hosted by the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.
"on the supply of coal needed for power plants of Ukraine, agreed, defined, what is the brand of this requires the length of the flame or you are interested in the ash content. Experts will determine Our private bodies among themselves agree about this. This question We come to a common opinion ", - said Nazarbayev during joint statements with Poroshenko.
the leader of Kazakhstan said that between 2 countries has always been good cooperation on equipment produced in Ukraine, most with the Kharkov plant." Our largest power plants have always used and currently used turbines. We will continue this interaction with the Ukrainian side ", - he said.
"Supply to oil refineries of Ukraine crude oil problem, as this pipe passes through the territory of Russia. But We also spoke about it. There is the possibility of providing support for oil products, We these issues will also be solved ", - said Nazarbayev.