Miller said he discussed the transit and gas supplies to Moldova

© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite in fotoreceptor of the Board of JSC Gazprom Alexey Miller. Archival photoMiller said he discussed the transit and gas supplies to Moldova© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite the image Bank

The Chairman of the Board «Gazprom» Alexey Miller held a meeting with President of Moldova Igor Dodon discussed the transit of Russian gas during the heating season Moldova, the report said «Gazprom».

«At the meeting it was discussed current issues of energy cooperation. In particular, attention was paid to the reliable passage of the heating season in the Republic. Noted that «Gazprom» supplies gas to Moldovan consumers in necessary volumes,» — said in the message.

«The parties also discussed the issues related to the transit of Russian gas through the territory of Moldova in foreign countries», — stated in the message.

Earlier Wednesday, Dodon wrote on his page in Facebook that he appealed to the head of «Gazprom» with the request to provide the country with a discount on Russian gas in the amount of 10-15%.

At the end of 2016, Gazprom and Moldovagaz extended the gas supply contract to Moldova and transit through the territory of the Republic until the end of 2019. In 2016, Gazprom provided the Republic with about 3 billion cubic meters of gas. Gazprom, which owns 50% of JSC «Moldovagaz» is the main supplier of gas to Moldova.