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Russia: Draft resolution stipulates $20 gas discount for Ukraine - Novak00:44

Russia: Draft resolution stipulates $20 gas discount for Ukraine - Novak

Russian Federation, Moscow
September 24, 2015 at 03:58 GMT +00:00 · Published

The Russian Minister of Energy Alexander Novak said that Russia will provide Ukraine with "gas discount" but "lower than in the third quarter," in Moscow, Thursday. "Final calculations are currently being made on the discount, but on average, it will be approximately $20," he added.

The draft resolution on gas supplies to Ukraine prepared by the Russian government stipulates $20 (€17) discount. According to Novak, Ukraine's national oil and gas company Naftogaz has officially asked Russian energy concern Gazprom for a discount.

Novak said earlier in September that Moscow is ready to give Ukraine a discount on gas in the fourth quarter, so the cost of fuel for Kiev will be lower than in the third quarter.

Russia, Ukraine and the European Commission will hold a fresh round of trilateral gas talks on Friday in Brussels.

Russia: Draft resolution stipulates $20 gas discount for Ukraine - Novak00:44
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The Russian Minister of Energy Alexander Novak said that Russia will provide Ukraine with "gas discount" but "lower than in the third quarter," in Moscow, Thursday. "Final calculations are currently being made on the discount, but on average, it will be approximately $20," he added.

The draft resolution on gas supplies to Ukraine prepared by the Russian government stipulates $20 (€17) discount. According to Novak, Ukraine's national oil and gas company Naftogaz has officially asked Russian energy concern Gazprom for a discount.

Novak said earlier in September that Moscow is ready to give Ukraine a discount on gas in the fourth quarter, so the cost of fuel for Kiev will be lower than in the third quarter.

Russia, Ukraine and the European Commission will hold a fresh round of trilateral gas talks on Friday in Brussels.

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