The LC and the DNI will cease to supply coal to Kiev in the continuation of the railway blockade. It is stated in the joint statement of the heads of the breakaway republics Igor Plotnitsky and Alexander Zakharchenko. In addition, the leaders LNR and DND announced that will introduce external management at all enterprises of the Ukrainian jurisdiction, operating in the Donbass, if the embargo is not lifted until 00:00 on 1 March 2017.
“We have to announce that if to 00.00 Wednesday (1 March 2017) the embargo is not lifted, we will introduce external management at all enterprises of the Ukrainian jurisdiction, working in DND and LNR. We will cease to supply coal to Ukraine. For the supply of coal there is neither the capacity nor the scheme of payment”, — publishes joint statement Zakharchenko and Carpentry Lugansk information center.
In late February Ukrainian radicals blocked the railway track in the Luhansk region and announced the start of the blockade of Donbass. This has led to a shortage of coal in the country. Due to the embargo, a number of large enterprises in the region were forced to stop their work.
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