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Finance Minister Siluanov described the budget for the next three years as the most difficult period in his career

MOSCOW, September 11 – RIA Novosti. The Ministry of Finance will have to work hard on the budget for the next three years, declaration Anton Siluanov, head of the department on the broadcast of the channel “Russia 24”

“I think the budget for the next three years will be the hardest budget in my professional career,” Siluanov said. said.

He noted that the costs of achieving technological sovereignty were taken into account when developing the budget. After the implementation of the sanctions, Russia was faced with the fact that a number of critical technologies were not produced in the country, stressing that now a “fairly long program” is needed to fill this gap.

“All of this requires money, and we are looking for that kind of money when we prepare the budget for this year and the next three years,” Siluanov said.

In addition, when planning the budget, it is necessary to take into account the attempts of Western countries to limit the Russian oil supply. Siluanov emphasized that in the context of sanctions, it is important to take into account the amount of foreign supply, which affects the volume of production and, accordingly, the income of the state.

“Therefore, in the new version of the budget and budget rules, we want to take this indicator into account in order to hedge against various risks in volume,” the minister said. Said.

The West has increased sanctions pressure on Russia, which has caused electricity, fuel and food prices to rise in Europe and the United States. President Vladimir Putin has previously said that the policy of controlling and weakening Moscow is a long-term strategy for the West, and that the sanctions have dealt a serious blow to the entire global economy. According to him, the main goal of the Euro-Atlantic community is to make the lives of millions of people worse.

Source: Ria

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