Gas prices for Belarus in 2011 year will be formed the basis of the current contract.
This was announced by the Prime Minister of Russia Vladimir Putin at a press conference in Moscow on October 15 after the meeting of Heads of Government of the Customs Union.
"We agreed today that we have a contract that will work throughout 2011, and gas prices in 2011 should form the basis of this contract, "- said Putin at a press conference shown channel" Vesti-24. "
According to Putin, "Gazprom" instructed to begin work to prepare a contract for 2012 — 2015 years "on the basis of our strategic commitment and desire to build a common economic space, given out by rovnadahodnasts since 2015."
In addition, Putin said that Russia abolish export duties on oil for Belarus after the signing and ratification of a single economic space.
The export duty on oil for Belarus will continue until 2012, when members of the Customs Union should create a single economic space.
"After the signing and ratification of the entire package of documents that must be form the basis of a single economic space, the Russian side has committed itself to abolish all export duty on crude oil. Today, we have reaffirmed this position. This will be done ", — Putin said.