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 Ukraine's utilities regulator cancels introduction of gas distribution fee

The decision of the National Commission for State Regulation of Energy and Public Utilities to charge the Ukrainians for the transportation and distribution of natural gas was to take effect on April 1. As of now, it has been canceled.

Censor.NET reports quoting commission's chief Dmytro Vovk as saying at a meeting broadcast by 112 Ukraine.

"We have to make a decision to hold additional consultations and ensure that no Ukrainian sees the increase in the price of gas ... We revoke our decision that was to take effect on April 1," he said.

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People's deputy Oleh Liashko asked Vovk to take a vote to cancel the decision on the introduction of gas distribution fee.

Vovk held a vote and commission members supported the cancellation.
 
 
 
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