Monday, March 31, 2008

President expects gas talks with Russia to be resumed this week

At his press conference in Yalta, Crimea President Victor Yushchenko expressed assurance that Ukrainian-Russian talks on organization of 2008 gas market would be resumed already this week.

According to President, in his recent phone talks with President Vladimir Putin both leaders reaffirmed all previous agreements remaining invariable. “I would ask Naftogaz of Ukraine, Gazprom, Ukrainian and Russian authorities, which are responsible for the matter to make a good use of these agreements in shortest possible time”, - said President Yushchenko.