MINSK - Belarus plans to sell oil refinery Naftan to a Russian company, possibly to Russia's No.2 oil producer LUKOIL, in near future, Belarus first deputy prime minister Vladimir Semashko told reporters on Friday.

We expect the the deal involving Naftan Polymer (to materialise) in the nearest future. It is possible that LUKOIL or another Russian company will take a part, Semashko said.

(Reporting by Andrei Makhovsky; Writing by Dmitry Sergeyev)