Belarus threatens to shut Russian oil&gas transit
MOSCOW, June 25 |
MOSCOW, June 25 (Reuters) - Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko on Friday threatened to shut down Russian oil and gas transit to Europe, demanding from Russia to pay off a debt within 24 hours, Interfax news agency said.
It's not clear yet, to which debt the president refers, but Minsk and Moscow have yet to agree on transit fee of Russian gas to Europe through Belarus.
(Reporting by Vladimir Soldatkin; editing by Dmitry Sergeyev)
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