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24 May 2024, 17:07

Decisions on Russian oil, natural gas deliveries to Belarus made during talks with Putin

MINSK, 24 May (BelTA) – It is necessary to finally agree the terms of selling oil and natural gas to Belarus with Russia. Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko made the statement during expanded negotiations with President of Russia Vladimir Putin in the Palace of Independence in Minsk on 24 May, BelTA has learned.

The head of state noted that smooth work of the manufacturing sector and the cost of end products depend on energy industry. “It is necessary to finally agree the terms of shipping oil and natural gas to the Republic of Belarus. We have been discussing it for years. Today Vladimir Vladimirovich [Putin] made the relevant decision. I think the governments will polish these agreements along these guidelines within the next few days. We have discussed all the details,” the president noted.

Belarus is also ready to continue working with Russian companies in the sphere of nuclear energy industry. The experience of construction of the Belarusian nuclear power plant has opened up new possibilities for further mastery of these technologies, for training qualified personnel, and even for the joint construction of such facilities in third countries.

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