Belarus sent a letter to Gazprom with proposals on gas supplies
The Belarusian energy Ministry has announced that it has sent a letter to Gazprom with proposals on gas supplies in 2020.
It also speaks about the methods of pricing in 2021, added the Agency.
In February, the Chairman of the Board of the Russian company Alexey Miller Miller and Belarusian Ambassador to Moscow Vladimir Semashko announced that this year the price of gas for Minsk will remain at the previous level — $ 127 per thousand cubic meters. Then the first Vice Prime Minister Dmitry Krutoy said that this is the basic version, but Minsk will achieve a "small adjustments".
In early April, the head of the Belarusian energy Ministry Victor Karankevich reported that "Gazprom" sent a request on price reduction. At the same time, Lukashenko said that, in his opinion, given the logistics of Russian gas should cost from 40 to 45 dollars.
At the end of April the Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov stressed that even in the current falling energy prices, the contractual obligations remain. When these agreements were concluded, spelled out the price of energy was below market, the diplomat reminded.
Last week, Gazprom said it will be ready to begin negotiations on deliveries after settlement with the country's debt for raw materials in 165,6 million dollars in Minsk said that have no debts before Moscow.
This argument also inhibits the process of adopting a single formula the price of gas in the EEU.