President of Ukraine Victor Yanukovych states that Ukraine and Russia should deepen cooperation in gas area in future.

The press service of the President of Ukraine disclosed to UNIAN that the head of the Ukrainian state said this during the meeting with President of Russia Dmitriy Medvedev  that took place in Gorki residence on December 20.

According to persuasion of V. Yanukovych, it is important to finish the Ukrainian-Russian negotiations on gas issues as soon as possible.