By Maria Levitov
Belarus expects to buy Russian natural gas next year at 2010 prices, the state-run Belta news service said, citing Prime Minister Sergey Sidorsky.
Belarus stressed its position at recent meetings with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, Belta cited Sidorsky as saying Minsk.
OAO Gazprom, the Russian gas exporter, allowed Germany to buy some gas on the spot market, where prices are 15 percent to 20 percent lower, rather than from the company, Sidorsky was cited as saying.
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