14 Oct 2009 19:19

Russia not to borrow abroad to plug budget deficit

BEIJING. Oct 14 (Interfax) - Russia will not borrow from international financial organizations in the near future, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin told reporters in Beijing.

"We have no need to borrow from international organizations at present. We'll bridge the budget deficit with our own economic growth, and increase budget revenue. We don't need to borrow from other countries to do this,' Putin said.