Peskov: decision on privatization at a meeting with Putin was not accepted


MOSCOW, 2 Feb. A meeting on the privatization of state-owned companies, which took place at Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday, had the goal to finalize the list of enterprises or their shares for sale, final decisions were made, told reporters the President’s press Secretary Dmitry Peskov.

“Yesterday’s meeting was intended to finalize a list of enterprises to be privatized in 2016, 2017 or even year. It was a meeting at which participants said the main conceptual aspects of privatization, that is, the basic framework of what is actually said at the beginning of the meeting President Putin. Final decisions have been taken, the specific company or the shares in these companies was not determined,” — said Peskov.

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin at a meeting on privatisation on Monday said that the privatization must be economically justified, is appropriate, must consider the market trends, you cannot sell shares for a pittance.