Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Yanukovych expects answer from Medvedev on gas price for Ukraine

April 13, 2010 Washington (Interfax-Ukraine). Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has said he expects an answer from Russian President Dmitry Medvedev regarding the gas price for Ukraine. "I have not yet received an answer from you [Dmitry Medvedev] in the context of compensating for the gas price. This issue currently worries Ukraine," he said at a meeting with the Russian president in Washington on Tuesday. Medvedev, in turn, said that the gas issue would be "definitely" considered.He said that Russia understood the importance of this issue for Ukraine. "We understand this despite the fact that we have an agreement signed earlier," Medvedev said, adding that in the light of agreements reached during Yanukovych's working visit to Moscow, "there is every reason … to initiate an additional meeting between concerned ministries and agencies."