The oil and gas agreements reached between Belarus President Lukashenko and Russian President Putin during the meeting in St. Petersburg on 3 April are fully honored, Belarus Vice-Premier Semashko told the media on 27 April, 2017, BelTA has learned.
«The agreements are met in full,» said the vice premier.
In his words, the 2 presidents instructed the governments to regulate the gas and oil disputes within 10 days.
On 13 April the 2 states signed the necessary documents.
«What do these documents mean? Firstly, we have restored the oil supply back to 24 million tonnes per year. In terms of oil our relations have been settled until 2024 inclusively. We have been relieved from the obligation, which was disadvantageous for us, to deliver 1 million tonnes of high-octane fuel to Russia. Oil will be supplied to Belarus by the pipeline. This is beneficial because rail deliveries are unprofitable,» Vladimir Semashko said.
In terms of gas we have all issues settled until 2019 inclusively, the vice premier noted.Belarus-Russia oil and gas agreements honored in full
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