Azarov Is Looking For Russia "Convincing Arguments" On Reducing Gas Prices
The Prime Minister Mykola Azarov said that he would find the arguments in the negotiations with Russia on reducing the gas prices for Ukraine. At the same time, he noted that there are considered prospects of a joint venture of Naftogaz and Gazprom together with the issues of price reduction of Russian gas. But he did not specified, if the assets evaluation of enterprises were begun.
"Russia must realize that, despite the fact that it was able to obtain lucrative contract, it did not mean that we had to abide the contract until the end of its term. One can not behave oneself this way. It's not quite right in our long-term relationships and our strategic partnership. We have to think about the future ... I am confident that the Russian government is experienced government, and sooner or later we will agree",- said Mykola Azarov.
According to RBC-Ukraine.