“The Ministry of transport of the Russian Federation spoke about the talks with India on the implementation of “Plato”

– Arrangements for the use of the system “Platon” on the roads of India can be achieved and 2018, told reporters the first Deputy Minister of transport of the Russian Federation Eugene Dietrich.

According to him, currently, regarding the “Plato” of negotiations with a number of Asian countries. “Colleagues are studying our experience. If you don’t count our work with the countries of the Customs Union, the most far along we are in cooperation with India. It is expected that this kind of understanding can develop into specific cooperation agreements this year,” he said.

The official did not name the other countries with which negotiations on the introduction of Plato.

While Dietrich does not expect the impact of new sanctions on “Plato” in light of the inclusion in the sanctions list of the co-owner of OOO “RT-invest the Transport system” (the operator of “Plato”) Igor Rotenberg.

“This is the Russian system, the Russian development, the Russian component base. No effects we do not expect. Those with whom we are actively working on this direction, our partners in the East, fortunately, reasonably fit and to the choice of us as partners, and the inclusion in different sanctions regimes, so we will continue to work in the same reasonable way,” he explained.

Earlier on Friday the U.S. Treasury imposed sanctions against Russian billionaires and officials. the list includes the Chairman of the Board “Gazprom” Alexey Miller, businessmen Viktor Vekselberg, Igor Rotenberg, Oleg Deripaska, Suleiman Kerimov, Andrei Skoch and Vladislav Reznik, the head of Gazprombank Andrey Akimov and head of VTB Andrey Kostin. The sanctions imposed to the General Director “Surgutneftegaz” Vladimir Bogdanov, Board member of “SIBUR” Kirill Shamalov.

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