The President of Russia during a telephone conversation, “Norman Quartet” presented the assessment of the implications of the implementation of the Association agreement EC-Ukraine for Russian-Ukrainian cooperation. Including issues associated with deliveries to Ukraine of Russian gas.
MOSCOW, 30 Dec. Leaders “channel four” discussed the issues of gas supplies to Ukraine of Russian gas, has informed on Wednesday a press-service of the Kremlin.
“Vladimir Putin expressed estimates of the effects of implementation of the Association agreement EC-Ukraine for Russian-Ukrainian cooperation, stressing that Russia was forced to go to Ukraine to most favored nation treatment in trade. The sides also touched upon the issues of gas supplies to Ukraine of Russian gas”, — stated in the message.
In 2015 Ukraine broke antirecord, having bought from Russia only 6.1 billion cubic meters of gas. In 2014, this figure amounted to 14.5 billion. In 2015 year, Ukraine bought gas in the period January-June, and then in the period from 12 October to 24 November.
Earlier it was reported that “Gazprom” and “Naftogaz” are negotiating on the terms of gas purchases in the first quarter of 2016.