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The Russian side does not fulfill earlier commitments on cooperation in the gas sphere, including on price formation. Appropriate charge was voiced by the Ambassador of Belarus to Russia Vladimir Semashko, Interfax reports Wednesday, 1 July.
“Currently, on the border of Belarus and Russia the price of gas is two times higher than that applied in the Smolensk region. However, we note that Gazprom has not been implemented the Protocol that we signed on 13 April 2017,” he said.
Semashko said that the document mentioned the development of a technique of pricing in the Union state.
In mid-April President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko urged Moscow “not to tear the skin” with his country and to reduce the price of gas. Fair price the Belarusian leader believes 40-45 dollars per thousand cubic meters. Later, Lukashenko allowed the purchase of gas from other suppliers.
Minsk with the beginning of the year requires a sharp reduction in the price of contracts. “Gazprom” made a revision of the contracts next year and after paying the debt of the Belarusian side at $ 165 million.
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