MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's Gazprom GAZP.MM and Ukraine's Naftogaz will sign a new five-year agreement on transit of Russian gas to Europe via Ukraine, the RIA news agency cited Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak as saying on Friday.
Russia and Ukraine are expected to sign the contract before the end of 2019, RIA quoted Kozak as saying. The current deal expires after Dec. 31.
Reporting by Maria Grabar and Andrey Kuzmin, writing by Maria Tsvetkova, editing by Maria Kiselyova and Vladimir Soldatkin
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