Lithuania will sign an agreement with Belarus on the transit of Venezuelan oil

The document stipulates that in the next two years, at least 2.5 million tonnes of Venezuelan oil will be transported annually through Klaypedki port and railways in Lithuania and Belarus to Belarusian refineries.

Lithuania expects this week to sign an agreement with Belarus on the transit of Venezuelan oil, said in an interview with BelaPAN Director General of the Lithuanian company Klaipedos nafta Rokas Masiulis.

"We hope this week to decide on this matter," — said Masiulis.

On He said, Now the parties are "commercial negotiations". "Our proposals are known to the Belarusian side, but in this case, select the Belarusian side. We are only some of the potential partners in order to provide services for the transit of oil," — said Masiulis.

As previously reported, in early October, Belarus and Lithuania agreed on the transit of Venezuelan oil through Klaypedki seaport. First Deputy Prime Minister of Belarus Vladimir Semashko Lithuanian television in an interview, said: "Before the end of October, our economic subjects and Lithuanian Railways will sign a specific agreement."

Belarus is also in talks with Latvia on the conditions of transit of Venezuelan oil through Ventspilski Strokes and ports. Masiulis not rule out that other ports can offer better terms Belarusian oil transportation.

"But it is important to possible quickly resolve this issue, as winter approaches and the need to quickly determine all Klaypedki flow of goods through the port, "- said General Director of" Klaipedos nafta ".



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