Putin and Prime Minister of Belgium discussed the expansion of cooperation on the transshipment of LNG from Yamal

© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Odinakovymi in fotomontaggi the construction of the liquefied natural gas, Yamal LNG. Archive photoPutin and Prime Minister of Belgium discussed the expansion of cooperation on the transshipment of LNG from Yamal© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Odinakovymi the image Bank

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that he discussed with the Prime Minister of Belgium Charles Michel increased cooperation in the port to ship LNG from Yamal.

«I just got out of a meeting with Prime Minister of Belgium, where we talked about expanding cooperation with this country, one of the projects is an extension of the capabilities of the port for transshipment of cargo, including food produced on the Yamal Peninsula,» — said Putin at a meeting with representatives of the economic Council of the Association «Franco-Russian chamber of Commerce».

«Well, you all know, shipping has begun, the first tanker arrived in the United States,» said Putin.

«Yes, this fact is already known to the market, but we do not cry because they are afraid,» — said the owner of the investment group «Volga group» Gennady Timchenko.

«Well, the media picked up the story, and you are afraid of until now», — said Putin. «We are businessmen…», — said Timchenko.

«Well, I’m not a businessman, so I think it is possible to say about it», — concluded the President of the Russian Federation.

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