The state Department urged the Ukrainian authorities to raise gas prices

The state Department urged the Ukrainian authorities to raise gas prices

The state Department urged the Ukrainian authorities to raise gas prices

 

Performing the direct duties of the state Secretary of the USA John Sullivan met with the Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin and analyzed the need of the fight against corruption and increase of tariffs for gas, said Commissioner of the foreign Ministry USA Heather Nauert.

 

“He called on Ukraine to redouble its efforts for reforms and fulfil the criteria of the IMF program method of enactment of legislation on the development of a really independent anti-corruption court and to increase gas tariffs to equal value to the imports,” she said.

 

According to its texts, the meeting was held on April 21 on the sidelines of the meeting of Ministers of foreign Affairs “the great seven” in Toronto.

 

One of the Fund’s claims for continued cooperation with Kiev is an increase in gas tariffs for the population. Earlier Prime shows of Ukraine Volodymyr Groisman said, in fact, that in the current heating season, the cost will not grow. However, according to its texts, the government makes a fresh formula for calculating tariffs.

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