Russia, Ukraine agree on late gas payment in Jan

15:52, 22 December 2009
Politics
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Russia and Ukraine agreed on Tuesday to postpone the date by which Kiev must pay for December gas supplies due to the New Year holidays, Russian state-run gas export monopoly Gazprom (GAZP.MM) said in a statement, according to Reuters.

 "Taking into account the holidays, an agreement was reached to postpone the payment date for December supplies from Jan. 7 to Jan. 11, 2010," Gazprom said in the statement.

Gazprom Chief Executive Alexei Miller met on Tuesday with the head of Ukrainian state energy company Naftogaz, Oleh Dubyna.

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