The Finance Ministry is considering a loan for Belarus to $ 630 million

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The Finance Ministry next year will consider the question of granting a loan to Belarus amounting to about $ 630 million to refinance its debt to Russia, told journalists the first Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Anton Siluanov.

«Next year we will consider the loan to refinance debt to the Russian Federation, is worth about $ 630 million,» — said Siluanov.

Belarus to 2017 is negotiating with Russia on granting a loan for $ 1 billion to refinance part of the foreign debt payments of the country.

Siluanov acknowledged that «interrogation position was $ 1 billion. «But it implies all debts in front of Russia, before the Eurasian Fund,» he explained.

«We are now talking only about the willingness to consider refinancing the main body of the debts to Russia,» — said Siluanov.

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