Belarus is no longer sure about reorientation of transit to Russia

Belarus needs good-hearted relations with Lithuania and Poland, and it is interested in trade with these countries. But if Minsk sees the unreliability of its European neighbors, it will change its attitude towards them. The head of the country's foreign affairs agency Uladzimir Makei spoke about this in an interview with the Belarus 1 television channel.

According to him, the issue of diversification of transit supplies is on the agenda of the Belarusian authorities, and the final decisions will be made based on the benefits for Belarus - much here will depend on what is being conducted by Warsaw and Vilnius. policy.

We would like to have reliable transit through these states. We are interested in diversifying our both import and export supplies through these countries.

- noted Makeya

Back in September, Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko spoke about the possibility of changing transit routes from the Baltic to Russia due to the sanctions of Lithuania and Poland - in this context, it was supposed to use the Baltic port in Ust-Luga. Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak announced Moscow's interest in using St. Petersburg and Ust-Luga as points of delivery of oil products from Belarus. However, now Minsk is no longer sure of reorienting its transit supplies to Russia.

The Russian Federation provided Belarus with up to 50 percent discounts on railway transit of raw materials to the ports of the Leningrad Region, but the Belarusians actually refused the possibility of such deliveries through Russian territory. According to Igor Yushkov, chief analyst of the National Energy Security Fund (NESF) and an expert from the Financial University under the Russian government, Belarus fears the use of other traders by Russia, which may change the existing structure of product sales, and other companies will make money on transit - for Belarus this may have unwanted consequences.
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  1. Sapsan136 Offline Sapsan136
    Sapsan136 (Sapsan136) 23 November 2020 14: 51
    Luka felt relieved from the priests and he took up the old. The collective farmer does not understand that the next time the Russian Federation may not save him ...
  2. Bulanov Online Bulanov
    Bulanov (Vladimir) 23 November 2020 15: 40
    But if Minsk sees the unreliability of its European neighbors, it will change its attitude towards them.

    Minsk needs to be afraid so that Russia does not see Lukashenka's unreliability ...
  3. Ivan Ivanov_3 Offline Ivan Ivanov_3
    Ivan Ivanov_3 (Ivan Ivanov) 23 November 2020 15: 40
    Luka was blown away! And how dysal, how dysal !!!
  4. Sergey Latyshev Offline Sergey Latyshev
    Sergey Latyshev (Serge) 23 November 2020 15: 42
    Daddy beat everyone again.
  5. zz811 Offline zz811
    zz811 (Vlad Pervovich) 23 November 2020 17: 35
    Quote: Sergey Latyshev
    Daddy beat everyone again.

    he won't have a summer residence near Rostov
  6. lieutenant Offline lieutenant
    lieutenant (Vladimir) 23 November 2020 19: 16
    gotta stop lending to Luka, that's enough
  7. nikolai.shupenin 23 November 2020 19: 36
    neighbors shit on Lukash's head openly, and he's all about multi-vector. Greed will ruin him
  8. SASS Offline SASS
    SASS (sass) 24 November 2020 08: 46
    What you were - remained so ...
  9. Tamara Smirnova Offline Tamara Smirnova
    Tamara Smirnova (Tamara Smirnova) 24 November 2020 18: 18
    But if Minsk sees the unreliability of its European neighbors,

    - much more than the fact that these neighbors are leading a riot to change the government. If this is not enough, then I WILL come true.