First Vice Prime Minister - Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine Andriy Klyuyev informed that during talks with EU leaders in Brussels Ukraine managed to reach an agreement on the absence of financial responsibility for suspension of gas supplies to EU countries. This is stated in the blog of the First Vice Prime Minister, ForUm learned from the press office of the Party of Regions.

"I admit, it was really difficult negotiations. When it comes to economics, each party tries to defend its national interests. Both the EU and Ukraine are not an exception. Despite all difficulties, we managed to reach a compromise on all fundamental points of agreement," Andriy Klyuyev mentioned.

According to him, in fact our country achieved the impossible - as a result of the talks the conditions of Ukrainian exports of agricultural and steel products are regulated.

"In addition, it was agreed that Ukraine will not hold financial liability for te suspension of gas supplies to the EU. At first the EU put forward, in fact, the discriminatory condition – in order our country to compensate losses that European companies suffer due to the cessation of gas supplies through Ukraine," First Vice Prime Minister emphasized.

"Let me remind you that difficult negotiations on harmonization of the positions of Ukraine and the European Union lasted few years - 18 rounds were held," Andriy Klyuyev noted.

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