Sands: night meeting on the economy, Putin was not an emergency

Sands: night meeting on the economy, Putin was not an emergency

MOSCOW, March 11. Meeting on issues of the economy, which the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin on the eve late at night, there was an emergency, and later the time of the meeting due to busy schedule of the President. This was reported by press-Secretary, Dmitry Peskov, refused to give further comments about the details of the discussion.

“It is absolutely working, routine meeting without any public agenda,” he said.

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Peskov said that the meeting began close to midnight. “This is due to overloaded work schedule,” said the spokesman. “Naturally, in the context of tense international situation, it is clear that the international component takes a lot of time in the daily Affairs of the President, plus we have an internal agenda, and public events, and meetings on specific issues, therefore, cannot meet the light day,” explained Sands.

“We cannot say that it is every day, but it is not rare case”, he added.

Earlier Peskov said that Putin discussed with the management of the economic block of the government and of the Kremlin administration current issues of the economy, as well as various aspects of the medium-term development. The meeting was attended by Chairman of RF government Dmitry Medvedev, first Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov, presidential aide Andrei Belousov, the Ministers of Finance Anton Siluanov and economic development Alexei Ulyukayev, the Chairman of the accounts chamber Tatyana Golikova, the head of the Central Bank Elvira Nabiullina.