Medvedev: the signing of the gas agreement proves that Moscow and Kiev can agree

a Necessary compromise that had to find, called Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed between Russia and Ukraine for 5 years the contract for gas transit. Such record Medvedev made on his page “Vkontakte”.

the Prime Minister stressed that the government and Gazprom have worked on this issue with Ukraine for a very long time both in bilateral and in the trilateral format, with participation of the European Commission. The TV channel “Russia 24” said that Medvedev signing of the agreement concluded: the signing of the documents shows that even on the most difficult issues you can talk and negotiate.

“Now all the issues settled mutual claims discontinued. The transit of Russian gas through Ukraine will continue on terms acceptable to all parties”, — said Dmitry Medvedev.

a Statement after the signing of the Treaty made and “Gazprom”. The Russian company stressed that proved once again that it is a reliable and stable supplier of gas to Europe. The head of “Gazprom” Alexey Miller stressed that Gazprom did everything possible for the signing of the agreements to January 1, 2020, the transit of Russian gas to Europe was guaranteed.