The Kremlin has denied rumors about the decision to sell the Rotenberg 25% of Aeroflot

The Kremlin has denied rumors about the decision to sell the Rotenberg 25% of Aeroflot


There are different points of view on the sale of public assets, and such decisions will not accept solely the President, said Dmitry Peskov, denied the information about the approval of this deal Putin.

MOSCOW, 10 Mar. The decision on privatization is not the sole prerogative of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin; there are different points of view on the sale of state assets, there is a discussion of the topic, said the press Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov, denied the information about the President’s endorsement of the plans for the sale of the businessman Arkady Rotenberg 25% stake in the largest Russian airline “Aeroflot”.

“You know about those discussions taking place regarding possible privatization processes. You know about the existence of different points of view on this matter. But it is not the sole prerogative of the President,” said Sands reporters, responding to a question, and discussed whether the head of state this privatization deal Rotenberg and whether the state is ready to reduce the share in “Aeroflot” below the reference.

The Financial Times newspaper with reference to sources wrote Wednesday that Rothenberg is considering buying shares in the largest Russian airline, noting that the businessman has already received approval for this transaction on the part of Putin.

“We have repeatedly raised the subject about which decisions personally made by the President. We have repeatedly urged you not to pay attention to such materials, which are often published, that the President manages the NWF that the President makes the sole decisions on what assets to sell and which aren’t. This does not correspond to reality,” Peskov said.