BRUSSELS, December 9. /TASS/. Trilateral gas talks among Russia, the European Union and Ukraine "will continue", Vice President of the European Commission (EC) Maros Sefcovic said on Friday after the meeting.
"Facilitated by the Commission, substantial progress on gas sale and purchase has been made, but some work still remains to be done. Parties were close to conclude today and will now need to discuss the format of the agreement. I was reassured that dialogue will continue," ·ef·ovi· said.
The European Commission is ready to facilitate these talks, he added.
Supplies of extra 1.5-4 bln cubic meters of Russian gas to Ukraine was the main topic of the trilateral talks held by Russia, Ukraine and the European Commission.