President hurries adoption of amendments to state budget

18:27, 24 July 2008
Ukraine
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"We cannot afford living for six months with the highest inflation rates in Europe..."

At today’s press conference President Victor Yushchenko stressed that he insists that his suggestions were considered during adoption of amendments to 2008 budget, according to the President`s press-office.

He repeated that in his opinion main aim of the amendments should be compensating citizens their losses due to inflation. Besides, according to him, main economic indices should be refined and additional funds, available after their recalculation (around 30 billion hryvnyas) used evelopment of the economy.

“Find political support of the majority, from beyond the majority, find consolidation, adopt the state budget and give the opportunity to use these 30 billion hryvnyas for the good of national economy”, - he said addressing the parliamentary budgetary committee. “The country can not live without the budget. We cannot afford living for six months with the highest inflation rates in Europe without adopting the budget:, - he added.

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