“Two conditions (for concluding a new gas transit contract. - RT), on which the Ukrainian side stands. The first is European rules. The second is the issue of long-term transit, because it is a security issue, ”RIA Novosti quoted the head of government.

According to him, everything else is a matter of negotiations between commercial entities and companies.

Earlier, the head of Gazprom, Alexei Miller, said that Ukraine needs to resolve issues with a new gas transmission system operator to continue gas transit.

As Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelensky noted, signing a long-term gas transit agreement is Kiev’s priority.

The State Duma commented on the FAN talks on gas transit.