18 Nov 2020 19:40

Novak, Belarus Deputy PM Nazarov discuss export of Belarusian oil products via Russian infrastructure

MOSCOW. Nov 18 (Interfax) - Russia's deputy prime ministers Alexander Novak and Alexey Overchuk have discussed bilateral cooperation in the oil sector with Belarus Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Nazarov, the press service of the Russian government said.

The parties also discussed the possibility of using Russia's infrastructure to export Belarusian oil products, and the establishment of the appropriate economic conditions remains on the agenda of the two countries.

Deputy Prime Minister Novak noted during his speech that Russian companies have been responsibly fulfilling their obligations to supply oil to Belarusian refineries.

"In accordance with our agreements, Russian companies continue stable oil supplies on long-term and mutually beneficial conditions," the deputy prime minister said.

According to Novak, the delivery terms are beneficial for Russia and Belarus alike.