Kiev does not intend to buy coal from Russia by the end of the year

Киев не намерен закупать уголь у РФ до конца года

Now have nowhere to put their, said the new head of the energy Ministry.

Ukraine until the end of the year no plans to buy coal coal from Russia, said Minister of energy and coal industry Igor Nasalik.

“Today we have reserves of about 3 million tons and we will continue to expand. We have is not a question of getting coal, and in its distribution. We have nowhere to put their coal,” he was quoted by Interfax-Ukraine.

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Nasalik also reported that today he met with the Turkish delegation, which is ready to consider providing financing for the restoration of Ukrainian mines.

In addition, the Turkish delegation showed interest to participate in privatization of Ukrainian mines.

As reported, Ukraine in 2015 imported coal in the amount of $1.6 billion, half of which from Russia.

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