31 Dec 2019 17:09

Lukashenko, Medvedev agree on Russian fossil fuel deliveries to Belarus without contracts - Belarusian presidential press service

MINSK. Dec 31 (Interfax) - Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko and Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev together with Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak have agreed on specific deliveries of oil to Belarus while lacking oil and gas contracts.

"Working issues were discussed in continuation of the talks with Vladimir Putin and in view of the fact that there are still no signed contracts that would regulate work in the oil and gas sphere from January 1 onwards. The discussion has resulted in an agreement on organizing a specific effort on shipping fossil fuel resources to Belarus," the Belarusian presidential press service said in a statement quoted by the state news agency BelTA.