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Belarus hopes for cheaper Russian gas

Christian Fernsby ▼ | November 19, 2019
Belarusian Deputy Prime Minister Igor Lyashenko said that Belarus expects that the price for Russian gas imports will be reduced in 2020, reports the BelTA news agency.
Igor Lyashenko
Russian energy   Deputy Prime Minister Igor Lyashenko
"For the coming year, we expecting to move towards lower prices, which we are negotiating about. We made our proposals," said Lyashenko. He noted that Belarus' ambassador to Russia Vladimir Semashko, as well as Belarusian Energy Ministry and Belneftekhim Gas Concern, are consolidating the work on the preparation of oil and gas "roadmaps".

Topics: Belarus Russia gas

Lyashenko added that, according to his observations, "Russian side is not trying to recognize all our proposals and agreements directly and creates certain devious conditions."