Moscow. November 13. Debt obligations of Vnesheconombank will be fully executed regardless of what the outcome of the discussion on its recapitalization, said Deputy Finance Minister Alexei Moiseev.
In Friday “Kommersant” with reference to sources reported that the meeting with first Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov discussed the possibility of transferring the OFZ VEB 1.5 trillion rubles. This is the assessment of the needs of VEB recapitalization, made by the Central Bank, stated in one of the newspaper’s sources. In addition, according to the newspaper, Russia may take from VEB’s portfolio of bad loans. The head of the Central Bank Elvira Nabiullina, commenting on the journalists this information, saying only that “various options are discussed, it is too early to say (about the decision)”.
“I can just say one thing, I don’t know where it all came from, what kind of people where what is heard, only that there were no insinuations – in any scenario, the entire volume of VEB’s debt will be serviced and repaid in accordance with the schedule”, – told reporters of Moses.
“I will not say at what expense and how, but it will certainly be repaid. If necessary, we will help you. The necessary decision was taken in order to ensure the unconditional repayment. We believe that this is the same responsibility of the Russian Federation, so no problems there does not arise”, – he added.
On the question of whether enrolled in capital of VEB with 300 billion roubles which it is planned to transfer him under the anti-crisis plan from the NWF, Moses replied: “They are in a special mode, they are reserved for the issuance of new loans, the money will not go to the balance of VEB”. “Will be an individual decision, and they will be used for these new solutions. The web the money will act as agent”, – said the Deputy Minister.