On January 23 the private meeting of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine at which the question of gas crisis will be considered will take place.
The President of Ukraine Victor Yushchenko reported a press about it today on joint with the President of Republic of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko - conferences in Chernigov.
V. Yushchenko noted that at this meeting it is necessary to look in detail at the documents signed between "Naftogaz" and "Gazprom", to estimate them from the point of view of compliance to national interests and to make optimum steps to minimize negative consequences of high gas price in 2009.
Among other things the President noted that it will be necessary to change considerably the relations of the state with all consumers of gas.
"The only thing that can rejoice, it that Russia resumed supply of gas for Europe and the Ukrainian consumers", - V. Yushchenko told, having added that all need to be considered another in detail and "to give answers to new calls".