Alexander Lukashenko urged Belarusian scientists invent “some new energy source”, to get rid of dependence on “brother”
A real breakthrough for the Belarusian science could be creating a unique source of energy, said during a meeting with employees of the enterprises of Mogilev region, the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko.
“I wish our scientists have invented a new source of energy, that we not on my knees crawling even before our brethren, pleading with them and begging for a ton of oil or cubic meter of gas”, — said the President, whose words are quoted by the press service of the head of state.
Lukashenka expressed dissatisfaction with the fact that the important developments that from time to time create Belarusian scientists, enterprises to introduce refuse. The President stressed that this “should not”, and all the inventions that can improve and simplify the production process, it is necessary to use.
On 9 March, held in Minsk the meeting, Lukashenka said that the Belarusian authorities want from the leadership of Russia is not cheap gas, and the fulfillment of obligations in the framework of the Union state.
Assessing the words of the Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev, whom the Belarusian President called a “sworn friend” that “some countries” receive Russian gas at discounted prices through membership in the EAEU, and in the case of output price will increase to the European level, as an attempt to scare the official Minsk, Lukashenko responded to that threat. “Medvedev needs to understand that if we pay in Europe, for something he, too, will have to pay. And the price will be enormously higher than the price of natural gas,” — said the President of Belarus.
Addressing the workers, Lukashenko on 21 March also noted the attractiveness of Belarus for foreign investors who are interested in how highly skilled workers, so quality and simultaneously inexpensive raw materials.
The President of Belarus also said “activity in the country is the fifth column,” Lukashenko said that some of its representatives in recent time “not sleeping, they quietly prepared for, choosing a moment”. However, the President assured that the situation is under control and destabilize the country.