The head of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin has called one of the main tasks of the military-industrial complex question of import substitution.
"significant task is a planned implementation of the program of import substitution, and with Ukrainian plants, some NATO countries, from EU countries, at least with those who, for whatever the considerations of a political nature on its own initiative roll with us work in the industry - we'll raise the level of its plants, will raise the level of their independence. In the end, in this area of which we speak, the task of import substitution - right ", - Putin said at a meeting on the development of the defence industry. He said that it is good that this goal was formulated in advance.
in the meeting participated the head of the defense Ministry Sergei Shoigu, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, head of the Russian General staff Valery Gerasimov, the head of Minpromtorg Denis Manturov, General Director of state Corporation rostec Sergey Chemezov, as well as commander of air force and Navy.