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Lukashenko invites Leningrad Oblast to build joint seaport

25.09.2020

MINSK, 25 September (BelTA) – Belarus and Leningrad Oblast can build a joint seaport, Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he met with Governor of Russia's Leningrad Oblast Aleksandr Drozdenko on 25 September, BelTA informs.

“We are now speaking about and working a lot on changing logistics for the delivery of our goods. We need to do our best to come to an agreement. And the primary issue is railway tariffs and transshipment in ports,” Aleksandr Lukashenko said.

According to the head of state, he discussed this topic with Russia's President Vladimir Putin. Aleksandr Lukashenko suggested joining efforts to build a joint seaport in Leningrad Oblast. In his words, the funds which were saved during the construction of the Belarusian nuclear power plant can be spent on that.

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