Patrushev reported on the readiness of the new doctrine of energy security

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Goneeverything in fotosexogratis of the Russian security Council Nikolai Patrushev. Archival photoPatrushev reported on the readiness of the new doctrine of energy security© RIA Novosti / Sergey Goneeverything the image Bank

The new doctrine of national security of Russia accepted, it must be approved by the President of the country, said Secretary of the Russian security Council Nikolai Patrushev

«They approved of the new doctrine, which will, in accordance with the fact that this strategic document, approved by the decree of the President», — said Patrushev journalists following the meeting of the security Council.

According to him, the meeting discussed the issues of import substitution. «That was our equipment, our technology, software and so on. Here this problem exists,» said he, adding that in the document following the meeting reflected the need of strengthening of Russia on world markets.

Minister of energy Alexander Novak said that the energy security of the Russian Federation implies stable internal needs, creation of reserves and maintaining a leading position in international markets. The doctrine reflected a decline in the share of hydrocarbons in the energy mix, development of renewable and gas market, the increase in consumption of LNG.

«As a task of the doctrine, which was approved today, developed a list of measures and activities aimed at protecting Russian interests from the point of view of energy security,» — said Novak.

He noted that import substitution will not constitute a departure from current market principles, but Russia should be able to have equipment and technology in the case of the prohibition of their import into the country.

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