Russia, Ukraine PMs agree to restore gas supplies: reports

MOSCOW Sat Jan 17, 2009 6:58pm EST

1 of 24. A Gazprom sign is seen in front of the White House, the seat of Russia's Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in Moscow January 14, 2009.

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MOSCOW (Reuters) - The prime ministers of Russia and Ukraine have reached an agreement at talks in Moscow on restoring gas supplies to Europe and these will resume soon, Russian news agencies reported early on Sunday morning.

The agencies quoted Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart Yulia Tymoshenko as saying that a deal had been agreed.

(Writing by Michael Stott, editing by Myra MacDonald)