Ambassador of Venezuela to Belarus Americo Diaz Nunez said his country considers also supply 10 million tons of oil in 2012.
Due to the fact that the distance from Venezuela to the Black Sea ports of 14 thousand kilometers, transportation becomes expensive. Therefore, an agreement with Azerbaijan that some of the oil to Belarus will supply this country. Distance between Azerbaijan and Belarus — 1.5 thousand kilometers.
Azerbaijan also take the appropriate amount of oil from Venezuela and will sell them in the markets of the Caribbean and the United States.
In February meeting will be held in Caracas, the Belarusian-Venezuelan Trade Commission, which is invited to the First Vice-Premier of Belarus Vladimir Semashko.
Americo Diaz Nunez said that at this meeting will be addressed, among other things, the issue of acquisition of the Venezuelan assets of the Belarusian refineries.