Moscow, January 28. Debt of the Belarusian side for gas from Russia has now reached 550 million dollars. This was reported to journalists by Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich.
Between Russia and Belarus gas dispute continues.
The Russian side insists on full payment of gas supplies for the year 2016 according to the original formula, but Minsk refuses to pay. Dvorkovich announced the amount of the debt of the Belarusian side.
"In our opinion, about $ 550 million. According to our calculations," he said.
Earlier in the course of communication with journalists Dvorkovich has assured that Russia will not impose restrictions on cash payments..