Russia hopes for the repayment of Ukraine's gas debt, Gazprom is obliged to do, said Prime Minister of the Russian Federation D. Medvedev A. at the meeting with the head of a Russian holding company Alexey Miller.
" 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.
" Debts, 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 is absolutely correct and right, "Medvedev said, referring to the head of" Gazprom ".
Gazprom has sent the Ukrainian Naftogaz letter in which He reminded existing debt 2, 44 billion dollars for the first gas from Russia, said the head of the Russian holding company Alexey Miller met with the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev.