Belarus wants for five years to pay off foreign debts without new loans, said the head of the Republic Alexander Lukashenko in the conversation of non-state media on Tuesday.
External state dog of Belarus as of 1 July was 12, 7 billion.
"We will find the money, will collect And pay. In Ufa (on the grounds of the summits of the SCO AND BRICS) with members of the government who are engaged in this issue, We made a vow to myself (I didn't said about It before): in 5 years We will solve the problem of debts. And for five years plan, paying the debts, to do without borrowing ", - quotes the expression Lukashenko Belarusian state news Agency BelTA.
The Belarusian leader promised that the authorities will not artificially maintain the value of the national currency." No intervention of the National Bank. As one gets, And so is the value of our national currency. And always will be. In This you are able to believe, because We don't have much money And gold reserves (gold and foreign currency reserve - ed.) to maintain a strong currency, " he said.
He believes that the need for a 30% devaluation of the national currency by the end of 2014 - early 2015 appeared in the 1st turn external reasons. Before that similar processes occurred in the Russian Federation, Kazakhstan and Ukraine." These are our main markets where We sell products. We have not had the opportunity to keep (the exchange rate - ed.) even on these reasons, " - said Lukashenko.