Russia could give financial aid to Greece

Russia could consider giving Greece financial aid

Russia could give financial aid to Greece

World Bulletin / News Desk 

Russia is ready to consider the question of giving financial aid to Greece, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich was quoted as saying by TASS news agency on Friday.

"We will support any solution on regulating the Greek debt crisis that is suggested by Greece and our European partners," Dvorkovich said in a television interview quoted by TASS.

"The most important things for us are investment projects and trade with Greece. If financial support is required, we will consider this question," he was quoted as saying

Kremlin says Russia needs to hear Greek initiative before acting

The Kremlin said on Friday Russia would have to hear a proposal from Greece before taking any actions, after a Russian official was quoted as saying Russia could consider offering financial support to Greece.

Asked whether Russia would be ready to offer aid, Dmitry Peskov urged reporters to wait for the conclusion of talks between Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Russian President Vladimir Putin later on Friday.

"To address this question, we first need to hear some kind of proposal, some kind of initiative from our Greek partners. Let's wait first for the talks .. and then we will inform you," he said during a daily conference call.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 19 Haziran 2015, 12:42