According to the press-Secretary of Ministry of transport DND Ella Zuranski, coal deliveries to Ukraine may be carried out only with the consent of the leadership of the self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic on a commercial basis, and also provided the ceasefire.
"We have not received any offers If they will come, one way or another we will wait for commands from the head of the Republic ", - quotes Granskou " Donetsk news Agency ". In her expressions, to supply without the approval of DND in Kiev will not be able." Technically, without our permission, they don't have the opportunity to do it, because we are on such statements a month ago said that the railroad and the Coal owned enterprises of Donbass ", - she said." If we go on It, only on a commercial basis and subject to a full cease-fire", said the press Secretary of the Ministry of transport of the Republic. However, in the opinion of the speaker of the National Council DND Andrew Purgina, data preparation Kiev proposals for routes of export coal from the Donbass cannot be taken seriously." This is another duck. On the supply of coal at the present time unable to speak, because everywhere I go full-scale battles, " said Burgin. First Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine, head of the energy crisis staff Valery Bosevski ordered a number of agencies, including the security service, to prepare within two days of deals on the route of the export of coal from the Donbass, RIA " Novosti ". Remember, January 25, Deputy Minister of energy and coal industry of Ukraine Oleksandr svetlik said that due to the actual loss of the region, which supplied the country Coal, Ukraine has no other choice but to purchase this type of fuel abroad. According to the state statistics service of Ukraine, the volume of coal production in the country for one year decreased by 49, 6% from 5 million tons to 2, 5 million tons. January 12, Chapter DND said that Ukraine "by any means" buys Donetsk Coal, despite the armed confrontation. Fifteen January Donetsk national Republic in the form of humanitarian aid sent to Ukraine five carriages of coal weighing 300 tons. At the end of December 2014 chief Petro Poroshenko at the final press conference said that the Ukrainian authorities are ready to buy Coal at uncontrolled territories of Kiev Donbass. However, energy Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Demchyshyn stated that, despite the lack of fuel, Kiev is not going to buy the Coal from the militia. The Ukrainian authorities have plans just to export 2 million tons of fuel from the Donbass. According to him, this Coal is placed in the warehouses of the Ukrainian state company " Coal of Ukraine ". However, the Ministry of fuel and energy complex DND told that it was not going to give Coal. According to their statements, it will be sold, the money will be spent on wages of miners who Kyiv does not pay since the summer.