"Economically dependent countries cannot pursue independent policy or face difficulty. We are pursuing independent policy, we have our position about all issues and we express this position without hesitation. We raise our voice in all international issues and, promote and defend justice and law", he said.
The president noted that serious steps were taken for an increase of currency reserves last year:"Despite the fact that the budget was at low level and oil price was low, as a result of our policy, the currency reserves increased by $4.5 billion. I’m sure that the currency reserves will significantly increase this year".
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