According to Dmitry Peskov, in this case we are talking about the contacts at a higher level. The nominating premiere underscores the importance that Moscow attaches to such information exchanges, he said.
MOSCOW, 13 Oct. The candidacy of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev as the head of the Russian delegation for talks on Syria at a high level that was proposed for Washington, it is the choice of the head of state, said the President’s press Secretary Dmitry Peskov.
“It is the choice of the head of state,” Peskov said, answering the question of why the Russian delegation would be headed by the Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.
“The fact is that at the level of Minister for foreign Affairs, and so are regular contacts with his American counterpart Secretary of state (John) Kerry. And in this case we are talking about the contacts at a higher level. This underlines the importance that Moscow attaches to such sharing of information. But, unfortunately, the answer was not” — said Peskov.