If Russia will supply Belarus approved the volume of oil that Belarus will have to start the selection of transit of fuel from the oil pipeline “Friendship”. This was announced by Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko.
He recalled that in January it was delivered 500 thousand tons and 1.5 million tons of undelivered.
“So, if you do not deliver in February, up 2 million tons to reach,” warned the President of Belarus, the state Agency BelTA reports.
Alexander Lukashenko also said that Belarus will continue to buy oil in other countries. In particular, the possibility to do it through Baltic ports, with the assistance of the United States.
“I Balts offer: we can buy oil on the Baltic sea, pumped through Lithuania or Latvia (as agreed), recycle, and ensure the whole Baltic region,” — said the President of Belarus.
According to Lukashenko, such a scheme can work and the Novopolotsk oil refinery plant in Mozyr.
on February 7 in Sochi, negotiations were held between the presidents of Belarus and Russia, the results of which it was stated that Moscow and Minsk will continue consultations on the supply of raw materials, strictly on commercial terms.