Medvedev has refuted statements about his illness

Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev at a meeting with representatives of small and medium business in the sphere of road transport stated that he was not ill, reports “RIA Novosti”.

Director of nonprofit partnership “Association of conscientious participants of the market of transportations “Everest” Paul Aseev, who took part in the meeting with the Prime Minister, congratulated Medvedev with recovery.

“You think so, Mr President,” said Oseev. “I’m not hurt,” — said the Prime Minister.

Earlier, on March 14, Russian President Vladimir Putin during a meeting with members of the government, which the Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev were absent, noted that the Prime Minister “did not save”. “The epidemic situation like we have is on the wane, however, the situation is still serious. Dmitry Medvedev did not save,” — said Putin. The President expressed concern about the incidence of influenza in the country.

Later, on March 17, the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov explained why Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev was not present at the government meeting on March 14 at a meeting of the security Council on Friday, March 17. “This is due to his work schedule. It is not every time taking part. I can’t say anything about health, just don’t have enough information,” — said Peskov.