Successor to the head of state can choose only the people, said the President of Russia Vladimir Putin at session of organizing Committee “Victory”. About it the correspondent “Tapes.ru” on Thursday, April 20.
“The successor of the President only defines the Russian people, through democratic elections. And no one else,” — said the head of state. Thus, Putin responded to the statement of the Chairman of the Russian public organization disabled war in Afghanistan and military trauma “Disabled war” Andrew Chepurny, who complained the first Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on defense and security Franz Klintsevich.
Chepurna said that the Senator is trying to “destroy the organization, to seize the property and split the veterans ‘movement among people with disabilities” and calls the name of the successor head of state. As noted by RIA Novosti with reference to the words Chepurnov, as the successor of the mentioned speaker of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin.
Putin, in turn, instructed the first Deputy head of the Kremlin administration Sergei Kiriyenko to understand this situation. “I think that Afghans don’t scare any statements of the type “roll up””, the President added.
In November last year Klintsevich has complained to journalists that allegedly improperly transferred the essence of his statements about nuclear Russia’s response to NATO’s actions. Senator, in particular, stated that in response to the aggressive actions of NATO, the attempts of the block “to attract new members” from Moscow will be followed by a harsh response.
Official Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov, commenting on this statement, said that the legislators can have their own opinion, however, the foreign policy of Russia is determined by the President.