Kyiv continuing talks with the US on the supply of coal

Киев продолжает переговоры с США о поставках угля

Ukraine while can not abandon the use of coal

America can supply scarce brand of fuel.

Centrenergo state continues negotiations with the USA regarding the supplies of scarce coal grades to Ukraine.This was stated by Deputy Minister of energy and coal industry Boyko Natalia, UKRINFORM reported.

“We had a blockade, however, we were no rolling blackouts. Private companies started to bring coal from South Africa, Centrenergo is negotiating with the United States. This was supported by the Minister. If we thecontractual, it will be positive,” – said Boyko.

According to her, Ukraine is not able to abruptly abandon the use of coal.

“It is also a great social burden on the government, busy (in the coal-mining sector – ed.) most of the population”, – said the Deputy Minister.

We will remind, the President Petro Poroshenko, in June Ukraine has reached agreement with the United States about the possible purchase of 2 million tons of coal.