Medvedev rejected the idea to print more money to fill the budget deficit


The Russian authorities will print more money so as not to accelerate inflation, said Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev supported the Minister of Finance Anton Siluanov in the matter of reallocation of funds to priority projects.

“Regarding finances, we understand how things are today. I cannot support the Minister of Finance. If we agree that the priorities as we have agreed, we therefore need to reallocate the money. There is nothing to do with new money we will create. To print out we are not going to inflation is not to disperse”, — he said (quoted by “RIA Novosti”).

The Prime Minister urged to optimize budgets and to channel available funds to key priorities. “That is something we can correct, let’s see, what to do in the near future. But first of all, pay attention to optimization, and here you have no one to blame will not” — said Medvedev (quoted by TASS).

 

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