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the Kremlin said the emotionality of the statements of the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko on the eve of visit to Russia. Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov said that the leaders of Russia and Belarus are set to develop bilateral relations.
Earlier, Lukashenko said that relations between Minsk and Moscow “the moment of truth”. According to Peskov, his “hands” to comment on the statements of the President of Belarus, but the question is really “very emotional.”
a Kremlin spokesman said that Lukashenko and Putin are doing a lot for the development of bilateral relations, but Russia and Belarus remain sovereign States, whose interests are to protect the two leaders.
“the two Leaders meet in the name of Union, common interests, what we witness now,” – said Dmitry Peskov in the “Moscow. The Kremlin. Putin”.
At the beginning of the year, President of Belarus called the prices offered by Russia, to be excessive. According to the first Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Krutoy, Belarusian oil company, has been negotiating with the producers of raw materials.
it was Noted that the Minsk talks on oil supplies with several potential partners. Among the possible suppliers was called the United States, Saudi Arabia and the UAE. According to Lukashenko, this measure is more expensive, but oil is better, than Russian.
subsequently, the delegations of Russia and Belarus agreed on the terms of supply of gas and oil. The parties agreed to keep the terms of the export of gas under the terms of 2019. In addition, the oil supply will also be implemented on the same commercial basis.
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