OREANDA-NEWS. October 14, 2008. Gazprom Management Committee considered the status of calculations and potential relations with business enterprises of Belarus and Ukraine in the gas area.

The core business divisions were entrusted with continuing a stagewise bringing of natural gas prices supplied to Belarus to the level adopted in west European gas markets. The Management Committee also prescribed to take necessary measures aimed at settling indebtedness for natural gas delivered to Ukraine and continue the work of transiting to a new relationship scheme with Ukraine in the gas sector and a stagewise shifting to market gas prices for consumer, having arranged for negotiations and preparation of the relevant contracts with due consideration of the Memorandum of cooperation in the gas sector signed by Prime Ministers of Russia and Ukraine.