Russian minister: "Regular technical meeting on gas transit via Ukraine to be held next week"

# 08:29
24 November 2019

Another technical meeting on the prolongation of gas transit contract, which involves representatives of Gazprom, Naftogaz and Ukraine’s gas transportation operator, will take place next week, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak told reporters on Saturday, APA reports citing TASS.

"Another round of technical consultations will be held next week," he said.

"They are underway in a routine way and technical issues are being discussed. They are, first and foremost, held by Gazprom, Naftogaz and the operator of the Ukrainian gas transportation system. It is primarily an issue of commercial companies," he added.

On November 20, Russia, the European Union and Ukraine held a technical meeting on gas. At the talks, they agreed to continue negotiations in the coming days and to sum them up next week.