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Belarus said to have spent $1.6 billion in first quarter of 2013 for servicing external debt

  Belarus spent a total of $1,635 million in the first three months of the year for servicing the external debt, reported the National Bank of Belarus (NBB).

Belarus has no debt for gas, electricity imports, says vice premier

  Belarus has no debt for natural gas and electricity imports, First Deputy Prime Minister Uladzimir Syamashka said at a meeting of both parliamentary chambers of the National Assembly in Minsk on Friday.

Gross foreign debt tops $23 billion

The gross foreign debt rose to $2,447 per capita on July 1 from $2,327 on January 1 and $1,596 at the beginning of 2009...

Belarus, Ukraine continue consultations about completion of ratification procedure for border treaty

Belarus and Ukraine continue “consultations” about the completion of the years-long ratification procedure for their border treaty, Ukrainian Ambassador Roman Bezsmertnyi told reporters in Minsk on Wednesday, as quoted by

Belarus, Ukraine to exchange ratification instruments for border treaty

\"We have absolutely no problems,\" Mr. Lukashenka said. \"We’ve reached and agreement on all problems and talk about joint projects...

Belarus said to have borrowed $200m from Azerbaijan for 12 days

“On June 21, Belarusian Prime Minister Syarhey Sidorski asked the prime minister of Azerbaijan to grant Belarus a short-term loan because of the situation emerged...

Transneft has not received official notification of possible halt of oil transit via Belarus

Transneft, Russia’s state-run pipeline operator, has received no official notification from Minsk about a possible halt of the transit of crude oil through the territory of Belarus, BelaPAN reports.

Agreement in principle has been reached on addendum to contract between Belarus and Gazprom

Gazprom has reached an agreement in principle on an addendum to the 2010 contract with Belarus, said Sergei Kupriyanov, spokesman for the Russian natural gas giant, BelaPAN reports.

Putin, Gazprom CEO discuss gas row with Belarus

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin met with Gazprom CEO Aleksei Miller on June 24 to discuss the Russian gas monopoly's latest dispute with Belarus, BelaPAN reports.

Lukashenka denies economic reasons behind gas row with Russia

The Belarusian leader reportedly accused Russian media outlets of providing \"one-sided and biased coverage\" of the gas dispute and never mentioning...

Deputy prime minister hands ultimatum to Gazprom

Uladzimir Syamashka, Belarus' first deputy prime minister, warned on Thursday that the flow of gas through the country's territory to customers westward would be reduced if Russia's Gazprom failed to fully pay off its debt, which is estimated by Minsk at $260 million,

Gas transit fee asked by Belarus is inconsistent with contract, Gazprom says

The Belarusian authorities have asked a price for gas transit that is inconsistent with the effective contract, Aleksei Miller, CEO of Russia's gas giant Gazprom, said at a meeting with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in Novokuznetsk on June 24,

Gas supply restored to full volume

Gazprom CEO Aleksei Miller informed President Dmitry Medvedev of the restoration of full-volume deliveries to Belarus in a telephone conversation.

Belarus pays $187-million debt to Gazprom

Gazprom spokesman Sergei Kupriyanov could not confirm that payment had been made.

EU does not plan to interfere in Russian-Belarusian gas dispute

The European Union does not intend to interfere in the gas dispute between Russia and Belarus, Jerzy Buzek, president of the European Parliament, said in an interview with Russia's RIA Novosti on June 22, BelaPAN

EU does not plan to interfere in Russian-Belarusian gas dispute

The European Union does not intend to interfere in the gas dispute between Russia and Belarus, Jerzy Buzek, president of the European Parliament, said in an interview with Russia's RIA Novosti on June 22, BelaPAN

Ambassador denies that Ukraine has been asked to increase Russian gas transit

Kyiv so far has not received any requests to pump more Russian natural gas through its pipelines to make up for the suspension of the gas transit to Europe via Belarus, Ukrainian Ambassador Roman Bezsmertnyi told BelaPAN

Cement manufacturers in Mahilyow region acknowledge that reduced gas deliveries would affect output

The manufacturers of cement in the Mahilyow region have acknowledged that the reduction of gas deliveries to Belarus would seriously affect their output, BelaPAN reports.

Belarus fully paid for May\'s gas deliveries, energy ministry says

Belarus has fully paid for Russian natural gas supplied to the country in May, the energy ministry said on June 22, BelaPAN reports.

Lukashenka orders gas transit cut-off

At the same time, he stressed that Gazprom owed Belarus more than the latter`s debt for gas deliveries and suggested using a mutual debt netting deal to settle the dispute.

Gas deliveries reduced by 30 percent

\"Belarus took no steps to clear its debt for Russian gas deliveries over the past 24 hours and a reduction of 30 percent in the planned amount of supplies...

Gas supply reduction of 15 percent is not critical for Belarus, expert says

Gazprom's move to reduce gas deliveries to Belarus by 15 percent on June 21 is "not critical" for the country's industry, economic commentator Tatsyana Manyonak said in an interview with BelaPAN.

Gazprom acknowledges debt to Belarus

Belarus will pay off its debt for Russian natural gas within the next two weeks, First Deputy Prime Minister Uladzimir Syamashka told a selected group of reporters in Minsk on Monday.

Payment delays by Belarus can become “chronic problem,” Gazprom CEO says

The CEO of Russia’s gas giant Gazprom said on Sunday that late payments for gas by Belarus could become a “chronic problem.”

Medvedev orders gas deliveries cut to Belarus

Russian President stressed that Gazprom could not accept “cakes, butter, cheese or other means of payment” instead of money from Belarus.