The presidential candidate of Ukraine Yuriy Boyko said at a meeting with Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and head of Gazprom Alexei Miller in the Russian capital that is willing to offer the options of the extension of the transit contract with Russia on gas.
According to Boyko, the story is about the conclusion of direct contracts on deliveries.
"Because today the situation is abnormal, when the gas comes from Europe without a direct contract," - said the politician.
Boyko said that the current Ukrainian government does not show necessary activity for contract renewal.
at the meeting, broadcast which leads the TV channel " 112. Ukraine ", was also attended by Ukrainian politician Viktor Medvedchuk, who made the initiative to make gas cartel to save the transit of gas through Ukraine.
Such a proposal, he explained that in Ukraine it is necessary to improve people's lives.
The head of "Gazprom" Alexei Miller said that the company is ready to extend the contract for gas transit through Ukraine due to the current.
in addition, Gazprom is ready to consider offers on participation in gas transportation consortium, if they are received from the Ukrainian side. Miller added that this project will serve to increase the reliability and stability of transit through Ukraine to customers.
The Russian Prime Minister said the socio-economic situation in Ukraine is bleak and is a consequence of the policy pursued by the authorities of the country.
according to his statement, a candidate presidenty should think about the situation with transit of gas.
"Let us continue the discussion of these issues, which in truth are only the sharpest, most in the current situation. I mean the cooperation in the gas sector, and prices in the domestic market, and, of course, the current state of trade-economic cooperation between our countries, " - said Medvedev.