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GORKI, June 18 (Itar-Tass) - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev is planning to visit the Far East soon to inspect the facilities of the 2012 APEC summit.
“All APEC facilities should be finished soon. Given the importance of the forthcoming events, I am planning to fly to the Far East soon and hold a meeting of the state commission for social and economic development of the Far East,” Medvedev said at a meeting with Russian vice-premiers on Monday.
He also promised that the state commission would discuss the state of the region’s infrastructure.
The prime minister demanded that a company that built a road for the forthcoming APEC summit to compensate the actual damage.
“Enormous money has been paid,” Medvedev emphasized.
“The actual damage and perhaps the missed profit should be recovered. Naturally, forfeit penalties fixed in the contract should also be imposed. There’s no need to be soft,” Medvedev told the vice-premiers.
He said he would personally take a ride on the road that collapsed as a result of heavy rain.