After the meeting of the Municipal Council of so-called "Allied countries" leaders of Belarus and the Russian Federation held a joint press conference. They told of the signed agreements.
Vladimir Putin said Our homeland that decided to grant Belarus a state credit of 1.5 billion dollars. He explained that it made "To ensure a smooth transition of bilateral cooperation to universal market principles. Given both sides of mandatory implementation of previously signed agreements and contracts."
On the price of Russian gas Belarus, Vladimir Putin said that "the increase in gas prices will be, but because it is foreseen past agreements." According to Putin, Our homeland aware of the difficulties that occur due to the increase in prices for Belarusian economy and will do to minimize the consequences.
Regarding those agreements managing research center Mises Yaroslav Romanchuk said:
"Our homeland and Putin refused to blitz floe against Belarus and ran over to such a long and hitretsky script. This script" 2011 ", the script, in fact, credit growth and debt of Belarus. He poured out into what our homeland can in 2010-2011, those present their demands and essentially perform operation "Debts for assets."
The Belarusian side, like the bunny just goes into the trap of Russian financial groups. And do not do anything to ensure economic independence our country not against protectionism, but in relation to simply increase the competitiveness and integration of our economic system in Europe and the world. "
Alexander Lukashenko said that he expects the European adequate steps in response to the measured transit Russian energoelementov via Belarus to the European market. According to Lukashenko, the European Union rich Europe will feel relaxed.
According to Lukashenko, not hard to predict the results of the presidential elections in Russia. And who would not have been there in power, the Belarusian-Russian affairs remain the same.
According to Vladimir Putin, the case with Belarus are basic and strategic nature. He said that whatever processes are not in place of, the policy of strategic partnership will continue. "In this respect, the Russian Federation, there is a full consensus government", — said Russian President.
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