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 Russian government to make decision on gas discount for Ukraine as soon as possible - Russian Energy Minister

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Russian government will consider the possibility of providing Ukraine a discount for the Russian gas in the amount of export duty as soon as possible.

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak declared, Censor.NET reports citing Liga.

Novak said that the ministry received an appeal from the European Commission with a request to consider such possibility.

"Now the issue is in the government, and I think it will be considered and resolved as soon as possible," Alexander Novak said.

It should be reminded that the next round of tripartite talks on gas in the EU-Ukraine-Russia format is scheduled for mid-April.

March 30, Naftogaz supported the Commission's proposal to extend the agreement reached by Ukraine, Russia and the Commission during tripartite talks in Brussels October 31, 2014 (the so-called winter package) until the end of the next autumn-winter period.

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Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n330696