Russian energy minister sees no reason to reduce petroleum products output -Ifax

Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with Energy Minister Nikolay Shulginov outside Moscow
Russian Energy Minister Nikolay Shulginov attends a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Novo-Ogaryovo state residence outside Moscow, Russia July 21, 2022. Sputnik/Pavel Byrkin/Kremlin via REUTERS/File Photo

MOSCOW, Feb 3 (Reuters) - Russian energy minister Nikolai Shulginov on Friday said there was no reason for a sharp reduction in the country's petroleum products output in repsponse to a European Union embargo, Interfax reported.

Interfax cited Shulginov as saying that Russia was not considering rescheduling maintainance works at refineries because of the embargo and that the price of Russian gas supplies to Belarus in 2023 would remain at the same level set in 2022.

Reporting by Reuters Editing by David Goodman

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