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Russia, Belarus to settle contaminated oil issue - Russian deputy PM

Russia, Belarus to settle contaminated oil issue - Russian deputy PM
FILE PHOTO: Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov speaks to reporters after talks with major Russian firms representatives in Moscow, Russia August 24, 2018. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva   -   Copyright  TATYANA MAKEYEVA(Reuters)
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NUR-SULTAN (Reuters) – Russian First Deputy Prime Minister Anton Siluanov believes Russia and Belarus will settle the issue of compensation for contaminated crude oil supplies, he told Reuters on Wednesday.

Speaking on the sidelines of a conference in Kazakhstan, Siluanov declined to say how big the compensation could be, saying it had yet to be discussed.

(Reporting by Olesya Astakhova and Mariya Gordeyeva; writing by Olzhas Auyezov; editing by Christian Schmollinger)

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