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Belgium: Gas talks between EU, Ukraine and Russia resume01:04

Belgium: Gas talks between EU, Ukraine and Russia resume

Belgium, Brussels
September 25, 2015 at 14:11 GMT +00:00 · Published

The energy ministers from Ukraine and Russia met with the European Commission's (EC) vice-president for energy at the headquarters of the EC in Brussels to resume gas talks, Friday. The aim of the talks is supposed to be the restoring of gas supplies from Russia to Ukraine.

Russian Minister of Energy Alexander Novak, Ukrainian Minister of Energy Volodymyr Demchyshyn and EU Commissioner Maros Sefcovic were awaited by press, but did not say much about their expectations. On Thursday, Demchyshyn declared he expected a protocol to be signed, whilst Novak spoke of a draft resolution on gas supplies to Ukraine prepared by the Russian government, which stipulates a $20 (€17) discount.

Russia and Ukraine have disputed gas prices since the Maidan uprising ousted ex-president Viktor Yanukovych. The gas supplies were first interrupted and then switched back during Winter, but finally halted again in July 2015

Belgium: Gas talks between EU, Ukraine and Russia resume01:04
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The energy ministers from Ukraine and Russia met with the European Commission's (EC) vice-president for energy at the headquarters of the EC in Brussels to resume gas talks, Friday. The aim of the talks is supposed to be the restoring of gas supplies from Russia to Ukraine.

Russian Minister of Energy Alexander Novak, Ukrainian Minister of Energy Volodymyr Demchyshyn and EU Commissioner Maros Sefcovic were awaited by press, but did not say much about their expectations. On Thursday, Demchyshyn declared he expected a protocol to be signed, whilst Novak spoke of a draft resolution on gas supplies to Ukraine prepared by the Russian government, which stipulates a $20 (€17) discount.

Russia and Ukraine have disputed gas prices since the Maidan uprising ousted ex-president Viktor Yanukovych. The gas supplies were first interrupted and then switched back during Winter, but finally halted again in July 2015

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