Ukraine plans to the Russian Black Sea Fleet base rental fee increased by 25 times (Figure)
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According to the Russian guard,” The Independent “reported that the Ukrainian presidential camp politicians, said recently that Ukraine is ready from January 2009 January substantial increase in the Crimea the Russian Black Sea Fleet lease of land and infrastructure costs, the highest price possible is now 25 times more. President Viktor Yushchenko in an interview with Reuters last week has sent a clear signal on this. At present, the Foreign Ministry and Defense Ministry is drafting documents for submission to Parliament a vote.
theory to improve the Russian Black Sea Fleet lease payments by Government to develop laws, but Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko still adhere to avoid unwarranted intensification of relations with Russia. She stressed: “I hope that Ukrainian authorities position is prudent to avoid any military tension in Ukraine reduced land area, which is also related to the Black Sea Fleet command.” Ukrainian First Deputy Prime Minister Niemei Maria pointed out that the government position can not be explained by external political preferences, the current government just want to work effectively, to make thoughtful decisions can be completed. The Black Sea Fleet, if you do not negotiate with Russia, Ukraine, any unilateral decision to a dead letter.
now ready to raise the Black Sea Fleet lease fee drafting work by the President Viktor Yushchenko, in charge of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Defence, but the two departments declined to make any official comment. Ukrainian Defense Ministry sources said in private that, in order to form a market pricing mechanism, we must master the Russian Black Sea Fleet in Crimea, a list of all facilities leased. Although the Ukrainian state-owned property a few years ago the Foundation began an inventory of appropriate facilities, but the corresponding legally work has not yet been completed, because the black and Russia have not signed the appropriate documents to be recognized. National Property Fund of Ukraine that has the Russian Black Sea Fleet in Crimea, a total of about 30,000 hectares of land lease, rental facilities, about 4500. But this summer, decided to give up part of the Black Sea Fleet facilities, making the situation once again mess up. Here, black and Russia every year because of the lighthouse, including infrastructure, including the right to use the dispute.
Ukraine during the Orange camp, most politicians believe that chaos is deliberately created by Russia, aims to increase rental fees for the Uruguayan side create problems. Ukraine’s former secretary of defense, the pro-presidential party, Mr Gerry Cen Division pointed out that in 1997 signed the temporary presence of Russian Black Sea Fleet agreement, from 2008 rental fees shall transition to the market price. According to statistics at the time, signed the agreement, Ukraine owed Russia about 20 billion natural gas debt, according to Wu when he was Leonid Kuchma and Russian President Boris Yeltsin reached an agreement, the debt from the Russian Black Sea Fleet lease fee charged to finalize the annual repayment amount of approximately $ 98 million. Ukraine fully repaid old debts as long as natural gas, the two sides will begin negotiations on the new market rental price. Gerry Cenke Cheng recognize, as of today, Ukraine is still about $ 1.3 billion in debt not paid off. He called on the Government to immediately settle the debt in order to start negotiations on the Black Sea Fleet of the market rent. He believes that, even in the worse case, the market rental price should be $ 1 billion per year. Ukrainian People’s Party leader Kostenko has announced that from January 1, 2009 from an annual rental fee should be increased to $ 2.5 billion.
Yushchenko a year ago, the Russian fleet in the rental fee increase is still relatively cautious on the issue, he said at the time, this issue should be black Russian relations with other issues to resolve. But Yushchenko’s recent major changes in attitude, in an interview with Reuters last week he announced that the current rental price of land in Ukraine was the case of zero-rate assessment, and many of the facilities used by the Russian fleet was not counted as assets to pay the rent. Therefore, he believes it is time to reconsider the presence of Russian Black Sea Fleet, the economic conditions of the problem. He clearly pointed out: “There is no doubt, I hope we perform to allow deployment of the Russian Black Sea Fleet agreement by 2017, which is Ukraine’s obligations, we should be a predictable partner, but to allow the presence of Ukraine in terms of comfort, transparent, understandable, we should be in the presence of the Black Sea Fleet, Sevastopol from the procedures and systems to do many things, including rental fees and conditions of the new economy. “(Huang Huan)