Ukrainian Politics, Economics

 Yanukovych Could Not Negotiate Cheap Gas with Putin

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych stated that Kyiv continues negotiations with Moscow regarding economically reasonable gas prices.

"Negotiations regarding the gas matter continue and we hope toachieve economically reasonable form of setting gas prices for ourcountry," said Yanukovych after talking to his Russian counterpartVladimir Putin in Moscow.

In his turn Minister for Energy and Coal Industry Yuriy Boykoconfirmed that the gas matter has been discussed during thenegotiations. "The parties agreed that we need to continue thedialogue in this regard," said the minister.

Boyko did not provide any details, however he informed that adecision on renewing the gas negotiations will be made soon. Healso stated that the matter of Ukraine's undertake of gas was notdiscussed at the meeting.

Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n221263