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14.04.2017 - 11: 09

Belarus has fully repaid the debt for Russian gas

The Belarusian side in full, in the amount of $ 726,2 million, repaid the overdue receivables for deliveries of Russian gas to 2016-2017 years, according to "Gazprom".

According to Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich, Russia and Belarus signed a package of documents regulating oil and gas prices. "We were able to find common approaches and completely resolved the problem," - he said. According to him, the signing was immediately after payment by Belarus's gas debt.

The package of documents was previously approved at a meeting of the Russian government on Thursday.

The parties signed a protocol amending the agreement between the governments of Russia and Belarus on the formation of prices (tariffs) for natural gas supplies to Belarus and its transportation through pipelines in the territory of the Republic of November 25 2011 years and further cooperation in the gas sphere.

The conflict between Russia and Belarus on the debt for gas led to the fact that Russia has cut oil supplies in the third quarter of the year 2016 the republic with 5,3 to 3,5 million tonnes million tonnes. In the first quarter of the year it was pumped 2017 4 million tons. At last week, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Russia and Belarus have settled all issues in the oil and gas sector.

A source: INTERFAX

Tags: Belarus, Economy, Debt, Gas, Russia, Gazprom

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