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Ukraine is not ready to transition to the European prices to gas - Smartly

the Ukrainian economy is not ready to transition to the European prices to gas, the leader of Republican Party of Ukraine (RPU), the former head of the national joint-stock company " has declared; Naftogaz Ukraine " Yury Bojko on a press - conferences in News on Tuesday.

" the Ukrainian economy is not ready to transition to the European prices to gas as it is export - the focused branches, such as metallurgy and chemistry, are not capable to take out the price for gas more than $120 (for 1 thousand cubic metre - News) " - he considers.

In its opinion, " and Russia it is necessary for Ukraine to consider a situation as joint business when Ukraine takes the Russian gas on one party of border and gives on another ".

In turn as has underlined participating in a press - conferences the head of committee of the State Duma of affairs of the CIS and communications with compatriots Andrey Kokoshin, Russia is ready to vary the price for gas in the event that Ukraine becomes the active participant of Uniform economic space (EEP) and the Customs union.

" Our purpose - creation of the capable integration association consisting of Ukraine, Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus, capable to reach optimum market capacity - 215 - 220 million persons " - he has told.

Kokoshin has explained that within the limits of this market " many kinds of machine-building production, including steel industry " can be competitive;.

" If we come 2 this market capacity Russia can on another concerns the price for gas " - he has underlined.

" If Ukraine declares movement in the Euroatlantic direction in the political and economic plan subsidising of the Ukrainian industry by Russia at the expense of the price for gas " is absolutely illogical; - Kokoshin has concluded.

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