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KHABAROVSK, September 5 (Itar-Tass) - The program for the development of the Russian Far East will be adjusted with due regard to the current flood situation, Russia’s Deputy Prime Minister and presidential envoy to the Far Eastern Federal District Yuri Trutnev stated on Thursday.
“The program will be adjusted. It should be revised with taking into account the flood. What is happening now cannot be ignored,” he said.
According to Trutnev, the new minister for the development of the Far East will put forward his proposals and the program will be adjusted.
“Our task now is to cope with the flood, to protect populated localities, to provide financial aid, to buy new housing,” the deputy prime minister said.
The next stage will be the restoration of the economy. “Given the flood situation we have to choose different approaches to the development of the territory,” Trutnev concluded.