Ukraine-Russia-EU gas talks slated for Sept 19

20:55, 09 September 2019
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"Pleased to announce that I will host the next round of trilateral gas talks on September 19. I am convinced that progress would send a strong positive signal to [the] market as well as consumers ahead of the winter season," he wrote on Twitter on September 9.

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As UNIAN reported earlier, it became known on September 4 that the new Minister of Energy and Environmental Protection of Ukraine, Oleksiy Orzhel, would lead a Ukrainian delegation at the trilateral talks between Russia, Ukraine and the EU on the extension of Russian gas transit via Ukrainian territory.

UNIAN memo. The current 10-year gas transit contract between Ukraine and Gazprom was signed in 2009. Once it expires from 2020, the Russian monopoly plans to minimize gas transit through Ukraine.

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