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KIEV, December 02, (TAR-TASS). Within two weeks, Ukraine and Russia will hold talks that will enable the government to draw up the country's budget for 2014, Ukrainian Prime Minister Nikolai Azarov told one of Ukrainian television channels in a live broadcast.
"We are to hold substantive talks in the Russian Federation within the next two weeks on programmes which we have been discussion more than once, and to work out indicators, a regulatory framework which will enable us (Ukraine) to shape a 2014 budget," Azarov said.
In response to a question whether the governrment knows what will be the price of gas next year and what prices should be provided for in a 2014 budget, the premier answered as follows: "No (we do not know that). This is why there is no budget plan as yet".