As indicated by RIA Novosti, referring to the BelTA agency, she noted that the cost of Russian oil will be 88-90% of the world price instead of 85% at present.

“The deputy chairman of Belneftekhim stated that Belarusian refineries buy oil at a price that is 85% of the world price, in 2021 it will amount to 88-90% of the world price,” the Belarusian agency said in a statement.

Earlier, the head of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, during a telephone conversation, turned to Russian President Vladimir Putin with a request for the possible acquisition of the Minsk oil field in Russia.