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Russia to start removing tainted oil from Belarus pipeline on June 1 - Interfax


MOSCOW, May 31 (Reuters) - Russia's pipeline monopoly Transneft said on Friday it planned to start removing tainted oil from the Belarusian pipeline on June 1, Interfax news agency reported citing a Transneft spokesman.

The oil removal is expected to start at midnight, tainted oil will be moved from the Belarus part of the pipeline towards Russia, Interfax said.

(Reporting by Andrey Kuzmin Writing by Maria Tsvetkova Editing by Edmund Blair)

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