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    George1

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    Re: Russia-Belarus Political and Economic Ties

    Post  George1 on Mon Apr 03, 2017 1:23 am

    Putin points to relevance of Union State of Russia and Belarus for two nations

    Russian president said the gained experience in joint work helps the countries in finding optimal solutions of any issues, and favors further development of the mutually advantageous ties

    MOSCOW, April 2. /TASS/. Russia’s President Vladimir Putin greeted Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko on the Unity Day of the peoples of Russia and Belarus, the Kremlin’s press service said on Sunday.

    In the telegram, the Russian president pointed to relevance of the Union State for Russians and Belarussians and hailed results of integrational cooperation in the political, trade-economic, scientific-technical, humanitarian and other spheres, achieved over more than two decades.

    Putin also said the gained experience in joint work helps the countries in finding optimal solutions of any, even most complicated, issues, and favors further development of the mutually advantageous ties.

    The Unity Day is celebrated on April 2. It is devoted to establishment of the Union State of Russia and Belarus. The countries signed an agreement on the Commonwealth between Russia and Belarus in 1996, and on the same date in 1997 they signed an agreement on the Union of Russia and Belarus.


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    Re: Russia-Belarus Political and Economic Ties

    Post  George1 on Wed Apr 05, 2017 11:49 pm

    Russia to announce gas discount for Belarus in coming days

    On April 3, after the meeting between presidents of Russia and Belarus it was announced that the oil and gas dispute between the two states had been settled

    MOSCOW, April 5. /TASS/. The discount on gas for Belarus, which will be effective from 2018, has already been determined and will be announced in the coming days, Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich told reporters.

    "You will find out in the next few days, it has already been determined, legal procedures are simply being completed," he said.

    On April 3, after the meeting between Presidents of Russia and Belarus, Vladimir Putin and Alexander Lukashenko, it was announced that the oil and gas dispute between the two states had been settled.

    According to the agreement, Belarus will repay the debt to Gazprom in the amount of more than $700 mln. In response Russia will increase duty-free oil supplies to Belarus from 18 million to 24 million tonnes and will provide a discount starting from 2018.

    At the same time, Belarus and Russia will develop the rules for a single gas market by January 1, 2018.


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