In Berlin launched the negotiations on gas transit

В Берлине стартовали переговоры по транзиту газа

Photo: Getty.The talks will last the whole day

The delegations of Ukraine and the RF on them are accordingly led by the Ministers Alexei Ariel and Alexander Novak.

The fifth round of tripartite gas talks began in Berlin on Thursday, December 19, UKRINFORM reported.

The talks are held under the chairmanship of the Vice-President of the European Commission maroš Šefčovič. The delegations of Ukraine and the RF on them are accordingly led by the Ministers Alexei Ariel and Alexander Novak.

It is expected that negotiations on the continuation of Russian gas transit through the territory of Ukraine will last all day.

It is noted that before the talks, Sefcovic met with the German Minister of economy and energy of Germany Peter Altmaier.

We will remind, last week the negotiations on gas took place in Vienna with participation of leadership of Gazprom and Naftogaz.

As stated by the head of the NJSC Andriy KOBOLEV, the negotiations on the transit of Russian gas in case of failure can now be resumed in April-may 2020.

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