A working meeting of the chairman of Alexey Miller, head of the Russian "Gazprom", and Andriy Kobolev, who leads "Naftogaz Ukraine", took place in Minsk, Unian.
"During the meeting the sides discussed the current cooperation between the companies and the success of preparation of Ukrainian "Naftogaz" for the next autumn-winter period," as stated the Russian side. The other details of the meeting are not available.
As was reported before, July 1, 2015 Ukraine has suspended the import of Russian gas. By September Ukraine expects to receive some funds from international financial institutions in order to purchase natural gas and pump it into the underground storage facilities.
Yesterday European Commission has sent Russia and Ukraine a special document setting out the main points on reaching the gas supply agreement. It presented the details of prices and discounts, minimum amount of purchases and financing, and the terms of the protocol. This document will be discussed at the bilateral ministerial meetings in August and September.