Anton Siluanova: Sergey Guneev / RIA Novosti
Press Secretary of the first Vice-Premier, Minister of Finance Anton Siluanov Andrey Lavrov explained words of the head of the Ministry of Finance about the possibility to compensate the losses “Transneft” due to the situation with the “dirty” oil due to the dividend. He also responded to a reminder from the company about the explosion of the car of the first Deputy Minister of Finance Andrey Vavilov, the building of the Ministry of Finance in 1997. About it writes “Interfax”.
“We are surprised such an emotional reaction from colleagues Transneft” — he said. The Minister’s delegate reiterated that Siluanov is against the shifting of financial responsibility for the shortcomings of the company for the taxpayers.
Speaking about the incident with the Vavilov, which was recalled “Transneft” in response to the statement Siluanov, he was bewildered by the selected scene. “As for the example with the car bombing Vavilova 20 years ago, it is incorrect and unclear in its meaning,” he said.
Monday, may 27, Siluanov, answering the question about a possible lowering of the threshold of dividends of the company due to the situation of “Friendship”, expressed the view that “Transneft” should bear the financial responsibility for the incident. In his opinion, the state should not be responsible for mistakes of the company.
In response, the representative of “Transneft” called the point of view of the Minister, “a simplified assessment of the situation”. He recalled that we are talking about the crime investigating police, and routine proceedings the company was recognized as the injured party. He also said that the explosion of the car of the first Deputy Minister near the building of the Ministry no one has called “a shoal in the work of the Ministry of Finance”.
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