Belarus pays its gas debt to Russia
natural gas giant Gazprom as of July 24, said Uladzimir Chekau, spokesman for
An unnamed government source
told Interfax that Beltranshaz settled its debt for Q2 on July 23.
Earlier this month, Gazprom
threatened to take Beltranshaz to court over underpaid bills. Gazprom raised the
second quarter, but
continued to pay at $119, accumulating a debt estimated at $45 million.