Kyrgyzstan requests discount on Russian gas


The Kyrgyz government has asked Russia to revise the price for the supply of Russian natural gas due to the coronavirus pandemic; Report informs citing the Interfax.

“The spread of coronavirus infection, a decrease in business activity, and the devaluation of the national currency led to a decrease in the purchasing power of the population. Therefore, the Kyrgyz side asks to reconsider the issue of natural gas prices,” – the press service said.

Also, the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic intends to discuss the issue of spending free funds of the Russian-Kyrgyz Development Fund to finance business with the Russian side. Currently, the supply price of 1 thousand cubic meters of natural gas from Russia to Kyrgyzstan is $ 150.


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