Medvedev held a meeting with former head of the Ministry of Finance Kudrin

Medvedev held a meeting with former head of the Ministry of Finance Kudrin


This told the press Secretary of the head of the government Natalia Timakova. Earlier in mass media the information appeared that Medvedev had discussed the appointment with Kudrin Alexei Kudrin to the position in the presidential administration or the Cabinet.

MOSCOW, 30 Dec. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev met with the head of Committee of civil initiatives, former Russian Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin, confirmed by the press Secretary of the head of the government Natalia Timakova.

“This meeting was,” Timakova said on Wednesday.

Previously the Agency Bloomberg with reference to three of the source said that Kudrin negotiating positions in the presidential administration or the Cabinet. According to the Agency, among the options being discussed is a post of the first Deputy head of the presidential administration, who oversees economic policy, and the post of first Deputy Prime Minister.

Later the media reported that Medvedev met Kudrin last week in the Hills. At the meeting allegedly discussed several options, including the Finance Ministry and VEB.

Surrounded by Kudrin confirmed the meeting with Medvedev, however, did not comment about the recent media information about its possible transition to work in presidential administration or the government.

Messages in the media about the possibility of returning Kudrin, the current Chairman of the Committee of civil initiatives, civil service appeared repeatedly. The President’s press Secretary Dmitry Peskov, commenting on 1 December one of the publications on this subject, called it “professional gossip”. On the question of journalists about how took place whether such information is in the Kremlin and whether such a decision, Peskov said: “we Have no such information was held. Traditionally, as you know, the personnel we do not comment on gossip”.