Minsk saw the grounds for a significant price reduction for Russian gas

Moscow. December 16. The Deputy Prime Minister of Belarus Vladimir Semashko said that there is reason for considerable reduction in the price of Russian gas supplied to the Republic.

“We believe there is every reason to say that since 1 January have significantly reduced the price of gas. Although today it is acceptable: to be precise, it is 142 dollar 37 cents per 1 thousand cubic meters”, – quotes Semashko local media.

According to the Vice Prime Minister, the topic was discussed with the Russian government. Semashko said, the Belarusian representatives will soon travel to Moscow to discuss lowering gas prices.

“To agree on a fixed price and prepare relevant documents is planned before 21 December”, – he added.