Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday denounced what the United States and its allies have launched an unprecedented offensive against the Eurasian nation aimed at decimating its economy.
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The president said the sanctions were aimed at slowing Russia’s economic growth and fueling inflation. However, the President remarked that these objectives had not been met.
“As we can see, in fact, it is common sense, this plan has failed. The Russian business community and government bodies acted in a well-coordinated and professional manner, and our citizens demonstrated unity and responsibility. did,” he said.
In this sense, he believed that the government, the Bank of Russia and the regions of the Eurasian nation stabilized the situation by uniting their efforts.
Likewise, the head of state highlighted that responsible financial policy, in accordance with the context, measures to prevent capital flight, receipt of gas payments in rubles and optimal use of national currencies for trade with partners, contribute to Russia’s stability. And despite attacks as a result of development.
Similarly, the President said that his country continues to seek partners in different latitudes of the world, while Washington’s policy causes problems in Europe and leads it to de-industrialization, a region that has recorded unprecedented inflation. does.
Supply and production of grain and gas. Trade with Eurasia and the European Union (EU)
“Over the past five months, Russia has exported almost 22,000,000 tons of grain, mainly to Asian and African countries. By June 30, 2023, thanks to the record harvest, we could achieve a total export volume of up to 50,000,000 tons ,” said the dignitary.
He also highlighted Russia’s role in the world market for grain, oil and fertilisers, and the role of that country’s producers. In this sense, the leader said that it is an undeniable commitment to meet national demand and contracts with other countries.
The top Russian leader said Moscow hopes to increase supplies of liquefied natural gas by 70,000 million cubic meters by 2030, and hopes to develop ports and gas pipelines ready for trade with Asia, to some 48,000 million. Cubic meters can be supplied. meter cubic meter natural gas before 2025.
On the other hand, the President stressed that despite the sanctions, during the first nine months of 2022, Russia’s supplies of basic products to EU countries increased by 1.5 times, total Russian exports increased by 42 percent.
Similarly, the leader said that trade between the countries of the Eurasian Economic Union has increased by 12 percent in the first nine months of the current year.
President Putin: We will continue to develop despite foreign pressure
“We will continue to develop our country regardless of any foreign pressure. In addition, we will certainly strengthen ourselves, carry out completely new projects, improve Russia’s technological level and ensure economic, financial, technical and personal sovereignty,” said the Russian leader.
After acknowledging that the sanctions had created many ups and downs for the country’s industrial and technological development, Putin said they opened new doors, as prompted the formation of a fully sovereign economy.
“I want to underline that it is important not just to replace a few items, but to achieve leadership in areas of critical importance, such as artificial intelligence, computing, data transmission, new industrial technologies, etc.”, he added. Told.