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the Ambassador of Belarus in the Russian Federation considers that iskustvennoe acceleration of process of integration of Russia and Belarus " will not bring expected result "

the Ambassador of Belarus in the Russian Federation Vladimir Grigoriev considers that iskustvennoe acceleration of process of integration of Russia and Belarus " will not bring expected result ".

In interview to the newspaper " Time of news " he has declared that in " such in responsible business " haste in decision-making should not be.

According to the ambassador, " serious problems, cracks in a unification of our countries are not present " and nedoponimanija between presidents " especially is not present and in the nature ".

Grigoriev has voiced conviction that " it is possible to create the perfect union of two sovereign states where any of the countries " does not predominate; and the expiring year " has proved that it is possible ".

Concerning the offer rossijskojstorony to conduct uniform rouble since January, 1st, 2004 the ambassador has declared that " there are some doubts that we will be in time 2 this term, but the pressing forward 2 it will be ".

> Grigoriev has especially noticed that Belarus supports creation of a uniform economic field where will not be " divisions of production of the Russian or Belarus manufacture ".

Making comments on expiring year results, Grigoriev has noticed that in 2002 goods turnover between Russia and Belarus should reach 10 mlrd US dollars. " from other CIS countries anybody and close has not come nearer to such figure, - Grigoriev has underlined. - we EVN count that by 2005 goods turnover will grow B4 15 mlrd dollars ".

At the same time the ambassador has expressed a regret concerning negative balance of the Belarus economy/ 1,4 mlrd dollars/, having noticed that 4 Belarus " It is a lot of, also it would be desirable, that 4 the Belarus goods even more favorable mode in territory of Russia " has been established;.