Finance Minister Anton Siluanov promised in the coming days to resolve the issue, whether to highlight the previously promised subsidies to farmers compensation cost has risen in price in the past year, feed, or to use the funds affected by the floods Far East.
Earlier this year , the Russian government has allocated additional agricultural sector support 42 billion rubles. At a cabinet meeting on Thursday, Agriculture Minister Nikolai Fedorov complained to Prime Minister that out of the funds of the order of 12 billion rubles, which are planned to be allocated to compensate farmers for animal feed has risen in price , up to now have not been distributed . p>
Fedorov said at a meeting of deputy finance minister , said that perhaps the money will have to be reallocated for flood relief in the Far East , RIA Novosti reported. p>
« It is necessary to assist the Far East ," - said Siluanov . "But not at the expense of the peasants ," - said Dmitry Medvedev . p>
Finance Minister promised that the issue will be resolved in the coming days. "The proposal is to reallocate resources . And if we now spend all the money that we have not been distributed , the resources simply will not " - he said at the same time . p>
« USDA then just say that if there is no money , let us seek the additional < ... > So we now need to see if we can reallocate some of the resources on the priority that must be addressed - the Far East, and now everything is to hand , and then look inside the budget funds that will be hard to find "- said Siluanov . p>