Sources close to negotiations declared for that the IMF did not talk about an increase in natural gas prices for the population but on the contrary, came up with a solution to decrease prices by 15%.

IMF officials reminded in this context that the EU accepts a regularization of gas prices for the population. IMF’s proposals of liberalization refer to deliveries to industrial agents, quoted sources said. Economy minister Ion Ariton declared on Tuesday morning that the IMF demanded a liberalization of gas and electricity prices and the presentation of a new calculus formula on prices.