The Prime Minister Medvedev D. A. during the meeting with Chairman of Gazprom Alexei Miller said that the Russian holding company is obliged to make repayment of Ukraine's gas debt, which amounts to 2, 196 billion, and together with penalties ? 2, 44 billion dollars. For his part, Miller reminded that a discount on Russian gas for Ukraine ceased to operate from 1 April.
Medvedev said that Russia is ready to discuss various ways of cooperation with Ukraine on gas, but the debts will have to pay, RIA " Novosti." Naturally, we are open to discussing the different options for cooperation, but, anyway, for the future this approach It must be used. Encourage, of Course, debt repayment, and if someone needs something along the line of the government, please contact us, we will provide you with the necessary support, " said Medvedev. He noticed that the Russian Federation hopes to repay the debt by Ukraine." It's time to pay off the debts that exist, however, that Ukrainian colleagues are actively seeking money to support their own economy, " he said." Debt, of course, need to be repaid. Despite the consensus that had been achieved in the last period with Ukraine, we believe that this consensus will have the opportunity to be executed only When the repayment of existing debt, and for that reason that you came to Kyiv with the relevant proposal, I think absolutely correct and proper, " said Medvedev. Speaking about stopping the project " South stream ", Medvedev said that Russia is ready to energosotrudnichestve with the European Union." Life goes on, there are a number of other thoughts