First Vice Prime Minister of Belarus Dmitry Krutoy hopes “some contact” the Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko with Russian President Vladimir Putin before the end of this year. The fact that the two countries remain divided on oil, gas and taxation.
I recalled that these three issues have been identified since the last meeting of the presidents in Saint-Petersburg in December, and they remain unresolved. The rest of the package of “road maps” agreed.
“So I hope that before the end of the year will still be some contact at the level of our leaders, and they will establish the specific interchange on these subjects”, — quotes the words of Deputy Prime Minister RIA Novosti. Cool added that it “simply a political decision”.
He also said that Belarus’s integration with Russia will not give up the Belarusian ruble and has no plans to switch to another currency.
on the 20th anniversary of the Union Treaty between Russia and Belarus was invited to adopt a programme of deeper integration and industry road map. Was created the Belarusian-Russian group on development of integration proposals. The parties shall develop 31 projects of branch “road maps” in various fields.
following the talks, the two presidents in St. Petersburg the Minister of economic development of Russia Maxim Oreshkin said that the final agreement between Russia and Belarus in terms of integration block three groups of questions: in the field of oil, gas, and taxes.