Ukraine since 2009 will buy gas at the price close to Central European, the head of Gazprom Alexey Miller declared.
"There is an understanding of that since January 1, 2009 of supply of gas to Ukraine will be conducted on the market principles. It is necessary to be realists - gas price for Ukraine since January 1, 2009 will be close to Central European", - he told. According to the head of the company,
"Gazprom" and "Naftogaz of Ukraine" agreed about creation of the working group which will be engaged in contract preparation.
Gas price for Ukraine will exceed $400, the head of Gazprom Alexey Miller reported today.
"In case agreements with the Central Asian countries are reached upon gas purchase on the basis of the Central European prices, gas price for Ukraine will be more than $400", - he declared.