MOSCOW, April 03. /ITAR-TASS/. Ukrainian domestic joint stock company Naftogaz Ukrainy’s debt to Russian gas giant Gazprom is estimated at more than $2.2 billion with due account of March gas supplies, Gazprom said in a statement upon results of a meeting between CEO of Russian and Ukrainian energy companies Alexei Miller and Andrei Kobolev in the Russian capital on Thursday.
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“The meeting focused on the need to take urgent measures for Naftogaz Ukrainy’s repayment of the debt amassed for Russian gas supplies. By now Naftogaz’s debt is estimated at more than $2.2 billion with due account of March gas delivery,” Gazprom stated.
n early April Gazprom CEO said Naftogaz’s debt is 1.7 billion dollars.
From April 1, 2014, the gas price for Ukraine in the second quarter is set at $385.5 per 1,000 cubic meters.