Groisman said about the complete failure of the Ukrainian state-owned companies from purchasing coal from Russia
Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said that the Ukrainian state company buy deficit coal in Russia.
This is with reference to his statement during the government hour at the Verkhovna Rada, UNIAN reports.
“According to the Ministry of fuel and energy, none of the state company buys coal from the aggressor country”, – he said.
According to him, the Cabinet shall take all necessary measures for the diversification of the supply of anthracite coal.
“We make the substitution of coal by other fuels, particularly anthracite group, which today is the Ukrainian mineral resources, and which was stolen by the Russian militants with the help of some Ukrainian pseudo-patriots”, – said Groisman.
Groysman called the loss of Ukraine’s economy after coal blockade in the Donbass
We will remind, the Minister of energy and coal industry Igor Nasaliki declared that in two years Ukranna may opt-out of anthracite coal. According to the Minister, in 2017 Ukraine will spend 7 million tons of anthracite, while in the past year used a 10.6 million tons.
The Ministry of energy and coal industry plans to ban the import of coal from Russia. We are talking about scarce Antracite group which is extracted on natkonal the territory of Ukraine. According to his Minister Kasalica, given the impact of the embargo, there are two steps to resolve the situation.
The first is to prohibit the import of anthracite from Russia to coal mined in uncontrolled territories did not come back to Ukraine at inflated two to three times the prices.
The second is the establishment deliveries of coal from countries that produce anthracite.
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