Alexander Novak expects Russia–Belarus gas dispute to be settled soon

28 February 2017

Speaking at the Russian Investment Forum in Sochi, Minister of Energy Alexander Novak commented that negotiations to resolve Belarus’ gas debt are proving tricky, it was reported by the TASS news agency. Novak, however, expressed hope that the issue would be solved in the near future.

“We are looking at a range of options. A final decision has not yet been made. I am hopeful that solutions will be found soon”, the Minister said.

Negotiations are “proving fairly tricky”, he added.

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