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the Head of profile committee of the State Duma considers that the budget project - 2003 in the first reading will support the majority of the Duma associations

the Majority of the Duma associations, including centrists and right, will support the budget project for 2003 in the first reading. Such opinion as the correspondent " passes; News " the head of committee of the budget and taxes of the State Duma Alexander Zhukov has voiced on Tuesday to journalists.

" it will be enough that the budget has been accepted in the first reading " - he considers.

according to Zhukov who has taken on Tuesday part in session of the Duma fraction of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation, " against " landowners and communists will vote, most likely.

" the basic discussions will be developed in the second and third readings when expenses under separate articles of the budget " will be defined; - the deputy believes. Article, concerning volume of the financial help to regions in connection with increase of the salary planned since October, 1st, 2003 to workers of budgetary sphere can call the greatest disputes. " there are fears that on these purposes of means in the budget is provided insufficiently " - Zhukov has told.

questions, in its opinion, financing of real sector of economy 2 can call. Many amendments to the budget project, as he said, will follow from outside " the Apple " and the left fractions.

at the same time, Zhukov is assured that the project of the budget of next year " looks real enough, ispolnimym and strong ". He considers that it is connected by that " last two years the government realistichnee approaches to budget designing, than it was earlier ".