Azarov Agrees With Putin On Gas Price At Usd 230-235 In Q1/2011

The price of Russian gas for Ukraine in the first quarter of 2011 could be USD 230-235 per 1,000 cubic meters, Prime Minister Mykola Azarov said. According to Azarov, this was agreed in the course of the meeting with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in Kyiv. Azarov also said that the parties agreed to establish a working group that would consider the prospects of reforming the Ukrainian-Russian relations in gas sector. In the second quarter of this year Ukraine was buying gas from Russia at a price of USD 248 per 1,000 cubic meters.

Source: UKRINFORM (29.10.2010)