Belarus wants for five years to pay off foreign debts without new borrowing, said Tuesday the head of the Republic Alexander Lukashenko.
"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 debt, "– quoted expression Lukashenko Belarusian state Agency " BelTA ", RIA " Novosti ".
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 reserves – approx. OPINION) to maintain a strong currency", - has declared Lukashenko. Review of the President, the need for a 30% devaluation of the national currency by the end of 2014 – early 2015 appeared, in the 1st turn, external reasons, because 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 stay the course even on these reasons, – Lukashenko said. External state dog of Belarus as of 1 July was $ 12, $ 7 billion. Remember, in mid-July, the Russian government approved the agreement on provision of Belarus in 2015, the credit for 760 million dollars. On 9 July, the Minister of Finance of the Russian Federation Anton Siluanov has informed that Belarus turned to Russia for a new loan in the amount of $ 3 billion, the authorities are working on this issue. The Russian ruble in mutual trade.