Minsk asks to postpone the start of payments on a loan for the construction of BelAES

Recently, First Deputy Prime Minister of the Government of Belarus Dmitry Krutoy сообщил about the unprecedented independence of Minsk in the issue of purchasing oil at world prices. And now, he already says that Moscow and Minsk urgently need to discuss the terms of the loan for the construction of the BelaPP in order to postpone the start of payments. That is, the authorities of Belarus for some reason forgot “Borrow until payday” at Mike Pompeo, when he flew on a visit to Minsk.

According to a senior Belarusian official, the parties are now approaching “the very important stage of commissioning” in the first unit of BelAES. He clarified that the state corporation Rosatom and the Ministry of Energy of Belarus by the end of February 2020 are ready to "set the final schedule for completion of work." In addition, negotiations are to be held at the level of government of the states to discuss the terms of a loan to finance BelAES (located 18 km from the city of Ostrovets in the Grodno region).

Here's an obvious solution given the slight delay. We ask you to postpone the start of loan repayments. Plus, we ask that, in order not to bear additional burdens, to extend the term of this loan and lower the interest rate somewhat, bringing it in line with approximately those contracts that Rosatom has in other countries. There may be a slight adjustment to the interest rate. But while it’s too early to speak about final agreements here, experts still have to seriously work.

- said Cool.

Cool also touched on the gas issue. In his opinion, the price of Russian gas for Belarus is $ 127 per 1 thousand cubic meters. m for the whole of 2020, is only the base. So, relevant Belarusian structures are already negotiating with PJSC Gazprom, after which a slight price adjustment in favor of Minsk is possible.

In negotiations with Gazprom, of course, we will seek a small adjustment in our favor, but, as a basic option, the price of $ 127 is actually already fixed at the level of presidents

- explained Krutoy.
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  1. Eduard Aplombov Offline Eduard Aplombov
    Eduard Aplombov (Eduard Aplombov) 10 February 2020 18: 06
    How did you get it, beggars and parasites, it’s like if you lend once or in the form of help to the bruises at the store, they all start asking each time they see, they also rinse with each other if they gave little.
  2. Tektor Offline Tektor
    Tektor (Tektor) 10 February 2020 18: 35
    Changed rates contrary to agreements. And now the exit to the project payback has run to infinity. And they don’t want to pay on the loan ... It's just a crook!
  3. 123 Offline 123
    123 (123) 10 February 2020 19: 30
    Well, at least they do not require it, and then progress. recourse
  4. beeper Offline beeper
    beeper 10 February 2020 19: 31
    Ukrainian "euromaidanniki" declared their unconstitutional "redistribution of scoops fed the power" as much as a whole "revolution" and "with a blue eye" successfully refused to pay debts on the Russian loan, taken by the pre-maid rulers (by their own colleague-raiders, as a result of the "black redistribution", driven away from the helm in disgrace)!
    Isn't that what their Belarusian partners are counting on, after all, the very imminent Minsk presidential elections, by all indications, "promise" surprises in personalities and excesses ?!
    How would the Americans (their comrades as their newly arrived ambassador) not stir up something with the "redistribution of the power supply" in Minsk, how they muddied it in Kiev ?!
    Then they will hypocritically declare this as a "revolution of freedom (from the last European dictatorship)" and categorically "advise" their Belarusian anti-Russian puppets the same thing as their Ukrainian ...?! winked
    1. beeper Offline beeper
      beeper 10 February 2020 20: 01
      The Chinese, so revered by the LAS, do not allow any pranks and deviations from the conditions for the return of their loans, just as there is not a single public, clumsy word (or even the slightest hint, and not just some hysterical, for showing on all the news, attacks "on postures and inclinations"!) towards China because of such strict and pedantic (for the sake of the good of their Fatherland and their people!) "intractability of the Chinese comrades" ?!
      Apparently, the former collective farm party organizer knows very well that you will not be fooled by the Chinese Maoists - "step left-step right" from the terms of the loan or some accompanying "lengthy reasoning and expressions of grievances" and they immediately, communistically, amicably and unanimously, " they will slam a stricter "into the personal file" of a former party member "and then his" credit history "will be hopelessly ruined ?!
  5. General Black Offline General Black
    General Black (Gennady) 10 February 2020 20: 34
    It is necessary to freeze the construction. Continue when payments are made. Work upon payment.
    1. boriz Online boriz
      boriz (boriz) 10 February 2020 21: 09
      The trouble is that frozen construction is our loss.
      1. General Black Offline General Black
        General Black (Gennady) 10 February 2020 21: 34
        And what, we have few losses from them? For 30 years.
      2. commbatant Offline commbatant
        commbatant (Sergei) 10 February 2020 23: 58
        Quote: boriz
        The trouble is that frozen construction is our loss.

        Not at all. If the Russian Federation credits the construction of a nuclear power plant in Belarus in stages, then no ...
        1. boriz Online boriz
          boriz (boriz) 11 February 2020 00: 14
          The total cost is probably crammed into the contract. A frozen construction - an increase in value. It is full of highly skilled people. Where to put them? And to leave all this unattended is also impossible.
          Although, of course, these ball-skiers are already sick of it.
          It’s easier to shorten them with oil: you haven’t signed an agreement - and wait until they bake them. And here the process is complicated and in some places has reached the stage of commissioning. So they are blackmailing me.
  6. GRF Offline GRF
    GRF 11 February 2020 09: 49
    Let them pay a share of the ownership of the NPP ... or take a new loan to repay that loan ...
    There can be no sovereign in the poor. No what? Then - by sovereignty ...
  7. Potapov Offline Potapov
    Potapov (Valery) 11 February 2020 10: 03
    No money - no station ... What such foreplay ...
  8. gorenina91 Offline gorenina91
    gorenina91 (Irina) 11 February 2020 15: 10
    - And why did they cling to Belarus so much ... - Yes, Lukashenko deserves the most severe criticism ...
    - And Turkey, "dear" and "close" to Russia, with even more "dear", "native" and "half-brother" of Russia - R. Erdogan ... - in general, everything from Russia gets for nothing ... - And everyone is happy, and everyone laughs ...

    In August 2019, Sberbank of Russia and the subsidiary of Rosatom, Akkuyu Nuclear JSC, signed an agreement to provide a bank with a loan for the construction of Akkuyu NPP in the amount of $ 400 million [10]. The loan is provided for seven years. This is the first such experience of cooperation between Rosatom and Sberbank in such large projects. Sberbank became the first creditor of the Akkuyu NPP construction project. Earlier, on the Russian side, the project was carried out at the expense of the federal budget of Russia and funds of Rosatom.

    - For all that:

    - there are no financial obligations from Turkey (with a high probability all expenses will be paid from the Russian budget, with more than half of them being mastered by Turkish contractors);
    - There are no obligations of the Turkish side to build power lines and substations for the issuance of capacities;
    - it is unclear whether there will be demand for electricity from nuclear power plants, since the station is located near the resort area of ​​Antalya, where there are no large industrial enterprises;
    - Turkish citizens are trained free of charge for the operation of nuclear power plants;
    - The price of electricity was fixed for 25 years, excluding dollar inflation, rising world electricity prices and changes in the exchange rate;
    - the agreement does not spell out force majeure circumstances, as well as a ban on the nationalization of nuclear power plants;
    - the project company received an interest-free loan for construction, which is unprecedented in the practice of long-term international investment contracts.

    - Ah, how we all love Turkey and how we are all harsh in relation to Belarus ... - Personally, I am also far from enthusiastic about Belarus today ...
    - But who of the site managers doubts that Turkey can simply "throw" Russia from this nuclear power plant and generally refuse to pay ??? - Put down quickly ... - Hahah ...
    - Personally, I have no doubt at all ...