the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko spoke about the difficulties in the negotiations with Russia on oil. According to him, this is due to the high cost of raw materials.

the Corresponding Lukashenka’s statement made on Thursday, January 9th. The Belarusian leader said in “two words” why Russian President Vladimir Putin in Minsk failed to agree on oil. Alexander Lukashenko explained that the Russian side wants Belarus bought oil at prices higher than the world. “Where have you seen this?”, — said the Belarusian head of state. According to him, that’s why he refused such oil.

Alexander Lukashenko said that if there is no supply of oil at the world price from Russia, his government intends to find her in another place, reports BelTA. “What we’re doing. And found”, — said the Belarusian head.

Earlier, the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that Belarus can buy oil at cheaper prices, if it has such offers. The statesman noted that in the Kremlin are very seriously the statements of Lukashenka and carefully to meet them.