FARM BUSINESS NEWS
Status Quo Expected in Potash Dispute
Tue Sep 10, 2013 01:27 PM CDT

(Dow Jones) -- Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said Sept. 10 he sees a return to the "status quo" in a potash dispute between the country's state-run miner and Russia's Uralkali that sent global markets for the fertilizer additive into turmoil and landed the Russian company's chief executive in jail.

"Sooner or later, in order to restore the status quo, the Russians will come to us. At least we are not opposed to working together if there are big profits. They know what they need to do," he said, according to Belarusian state-run news agency Belta.

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