MOSCOW, April 10. /ITAR-TASS/. President Vladimir Putin held a meeting on import substitution in connection with the risk of disrupted supply from Ukraine.
“In accordance with the decisions adopted yesterday (April 9) at a meeting with the leadership of the government, Vladimir Putin held a meeting on this issue as was planned,” presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Thursday, April 10.
The meeting was attended by the presidential chief of staff Sergei Ivanov, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, presidential aide Andrei Belousov, Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov, officials from the relevant ministries, state corporations and companies.
Rogozin said on April 9 on a social network that Putin was planning to discuss import-substituting measures with the heads of defence enterprises.
Rogozin said earlier that the government was considering possible urgent measures to substitute imports and organise the manufacture of identical products in Russia.