EC: tripartite dialogues on Gaza have the opportunity to resume in July
Press Secretary of the EU Commissioner for energy Gunther Oettinger Sabina Berger agreed that the next tripartite dialogues on Gaza have an opportunity to go in the first part of July.
previously the head of " Naftogaz " Andrey Korolew said that in July expects to resume gas talks in the format of Russia-Ukraine-the European Commission.
According to Berger, which is quoted by the Ukrainian news Agency UNIAN, Ettinger next Wednesday, June 25, wants to meet in Brussels with the Minister of energy and coal industry of Ukraine Yuri sold. The meeting will be abominates including the resumption of the trilateral gas talks. The reason for the transfer of the meeting from 24 to 25 June, According to Berger, was only organizational.
" The meeting will take place in Brussels, the goal is to hold bilateral discussions, which will focus on gas issues. We will also cooperate with Russian partners in the near future to hold the next trilateral dialogues in the first part of July, " said the spokesman.
Gazprom 16 June translated Ukraine for advance payment After long and fruitless negotiations with the mediation of the European Commissioner for energy. Kiev insisted on sharp decrease of gas price from Russia, refusing differently to extinguish debts that have already reached 4, 5 billion dollars. Russia was ready to give a discount on the " blue fuel ", but neither the size nor the mechanism of rendering of Ukraine are not satisfied. Then the Russian side said that it is ready to continue the dialogue only After payment of the debt.