ANTALYA, November 16. What happened in Paris terrorist attacks may adversely affect global economic development. This opinion was expressed to journalists by the Minister of Finance Anton Siluanov on the sidelines of the G20 summit.
“During the first day of the “twenty” much has been said about economic issues. The position of the IMF and many countries suggests that the pace of global growth are being revised downward. According to the IMF, growth this year will amount to 3.1 percent. In our opinion, they may be lower. The impact of the tragic events that occurred in Paris, also can have a negative impact on economic growth”, – said Siluanov.
THE TERRORIST ATTACKS IN FRANCE
A series of terrorist attacks occurred on Friday evening in Paris and the Metropolitan suburb of Saint-Denis at the Stade de France, which hosted the football match between France and Germany, in the concert hall Bataclan. According to recent reports, the attack made eight terrorists, seven of whom blew themselves up using a belt with explosives. Another was killed by police. In connection with the incident, President Francois Hollande announced the introduction in the country of state of emergency and the introduction of intensified control of crossing the state borders. He later stated that the responsibility for the attack bears the terrorist group “Islamic state” (banned in Russia).
According to the latest data, the victims of the tragedy were about 130 people, 352 wounded, of whom 99 are in critical condition.
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