the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko expressed dissatisfaction with the price of Russian gas for the Republic. He stated this at a meeting with Prime Minister of Belarus Sergei Rumas
According to Lukashenko, Moscow has set for Minsk unfair price, especially in such “difficult times” Europe pays for the resource much less.
“Yesterday I received information that Russia sells natural gas in Europe in this difficult period, to $70: $65-68, but not $127, for Belarus”, – quotes the Agency “BelTA”.
Especially he was outraged that in the year of the anniversary of the victory in the great Patriotic war, Germany receives Russian gas at a lower price than Belarus. According to him, Berlin buy “blue fuel” on $70. In this connection, the Belarusian President asked what the government is doing to Moscow dropped the price to Minsk.
it is Worth noting that a month ago, Lukashenko spoke to Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin with the request as soon as possible to revise the price of gas for partners in the Eurasian economic Union in the direction of its reduction, so as to adapt them to the conditions of the crisis.
see also: Lukashenko promised Putin the pleasure of a visit to Minsk on 19 may.