Cooperation in energy sphere and diversification of energy supply to Ukraine were among the key issues of negotiations in Astana, as stated by Petro Poroshenko and Nursultan Nazarbayev.
“We are interested in developing cooperation between NJSC “Naftogaz of Ukraine” and JSC “KazMunaiGas”. We will hold consultations on energy issues shortly. Particular attention was paid to the supply of Kazakh coal to Ukraine with a view to diversify our energy supply sources,” President Poroshenko said.
The President informed that the negotiations had been joined by representatives of mining companies. “Cooperation mechanisms have been worked out in details. I hope that they will be implemented in concrete projects and agreements,” the Head of State noted.
The President of Kazakhstan noted that in the course of the negotiations, the parties had defined the rank of coal Ukraine needed. According to him, the details are being discussed by the companies engaged in the given issue.
Besides, Nursultan Nazarbayev noted that it was possible to support Ukraine with oil resources. This issue is also being discussed.