Russia, EU, Ukraine to discuss gas on May 26

May 20, 2014

Russia, Ukraine and the European Commission (EC) will have a second round of three-party gas talks on May 26, ITAR-TASS reported on May 19.

EU Energy Commissioner Gunther Oettinger has offered Germany's capital Berlin as a venue for talks. Russia is prepared to discuss a gas price discount for Ukraine, but only if the country repays its gas debt of $2.2 billion as of April 1, Energy Minister Alexander Novak told a news conference after a meeting with EU Energy Commissioner Gunther Oettinger in the German capital.

Copyright: ITAR-TASS, 2014