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 Putin wants to extend transit contract with Ukraine, Gazprom CEO says

Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed to hold talks with Ukraine on the extension of contract on the Russian gas transit through the country after 2019.

Head of Gazprom Alexey Miller said at a press conference, Censor.NET reports citing Interfax-Ukraine.

He stressed that Gazprom does not refuse to hold those talks but the company is not satisfied with the terms for the Russian gas transit. "We will never sign a contract for the transit on unfavorable, unfair, unacceptable conditions for us," Miller said. He noted that Naftogaz wants to raise the rate of transit from the current $2.7 to $5 per thousand cubic meters per 100 km.

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