Candidates must have their position and be able to defend it, said Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. He noted that refusing to participate in debates in the preliminary polls, the primaries, is very often a big mistake that leads to defeat.
MOSCOW, 15 Oct. Candidates from United Russia should participate in the debate, the rejection of this is a big mistake and leads to defeat in the elections, says the party leader, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.
“Candidates must engage in debates. To have its position and be able to defend it. So I would like to say that the refusal to participate in debates in our preliminary polls, the primaries, is very often a big mistake that leads to defeat,” — said Medvedev at the meeting of Supreme and General councils of United Russia.
He added that the candidates of the EP should be ready for the negativity during campaigns.
According to him, if EP wants to support the candidate, we need to support him during the primaries, and no Treaty lists cannot be and speeches.
“Other way attempts in a list does not exist”, — said Medvedev.