Federation Council Chairman Valentina Matviyenko said officials have so far not discussed Russia’s withdrawal from the World Trade Organization (WTO), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Health Organization (WHO). Matvienko did this in St. He said on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF). author TASS.
Answering the question whether Russia needs the IMF, WHO and WTO membership, Matvienko said, “I think there is no question of secession until now, because so far there is such a space for cooperation, interaction.”
At the same time, the spokesperson of the Federation Council emphasized that there are a number of questions regarding the work of these organizations. According to him, some international organizations have lost their original purpose and purpose since they were created. This prompts the Russian side to supervise the activities of these organizations and to seek the meaning of membership in them.
Matvienko noted, for example, that WHO still has not registered the Russian coronavirus vaccine. The WTO remained silent when sanctions were imposed against Russia.
At the beginning of June, Kommersant newspaper referred to the IMF report, WroteHe said the global economy could benefit from $78 trillion if it could phase out coal.