11 Oct 2010 17:56

Putin asks for closer look at pipeline taxation

NOVY URENGOI. Oct 11 (Interfax) - Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin asked for a closer and more concerted approach to trunk pipeline taxation.

"We need to approach this issue more closely and concertedly, so it does not restrict our development in the future," Putin said at a meeting on the gas sector development scheme to 2030.

He said the issue would be discussed at a meeting of the government commission on the fuel and energy sector.