Russian "Gazprom" granted previously a request of NAK Naftogaz Ukrainy for reduction of supply of natural gas to Ukraine in 2009 for 17,5%, or for 7 billion cubic meters to 33 billion cubic meters
It was declared to journalists by the Minister of Fuel and Energy Yury Prodan, report "The Ukrainian news".
"Russia agreed previously, but at documentary level it isn't issued yet", - he told.
It is sold I added that at present "Naftogaz" and "Gazprom" continue coordination of this question in the form of correspondence.
As it was reported, by the gas contract for delivery between "Naftogaz" and "Gazprom" of January 19 it is provided that import of gas to Ukraine in 2009 has to make 40 billion cubic meters
At the beginning of February "Naftogaz" sent in "Gazprom" the letter with a request to reduce import volume to 33 billion cubic meters
"Naftogaz of Ukraine" prepared and on granting Ministry of Fuel and Energy submitted to the Cabinet balance of consumption of natural gas for 2009 according to which consumption is predicted at the level of 55,9 billion cubic meters of gas.