Lukashenko notes importance of formulating EurAsEC single energy policy

President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko noted the importance of formulating the single energy policy of the Eurasian Economic Community. When speaking today at the extended meeting of the EurAsEC Interstate Council the Belarusian leader reminded of the initiative put forward by Russia to create the EurAsEC nuclear-energy basis.

Alexander Lukashenko expressed confidence that "soon joint work of experts and heads of the energy branches will give concrete results in the form of creating a multifold legal base on the access to the energy resources, transit and development of new and renewable energy resources". According to Alexander Lukashenko it will be a considerable contribution to formulating the EurAsEC single energy policy.

The president of Belarus also emphasized the necessity to successfully complete mapping out the strategy of development of the fuel and energy complexes of the EurAsEC member states by 2020. Belarus offers to hear a report on the state of affairs in the field of the single energy policy at the next meeting, Alexander Lukashenko said.