Oreshkin said the lack of presidential ambitions

Maxim Oreshkin

The Minister of economic development of Russia Maxim Oreshkin said that he aims to take the post of Prime Minister or President. Such a statement he made in the course of communication with high school students one of the Moscow schools, reports TASS on Friday, September 1.

“And actually, if you look at my past, I never aspired to any posts, some of such a very active career,” admitted the Minister of economic development.

Oreshkin explained that he intends to concentrate on performance of current official duties. “You always have to do their job, if the responsibility lies — it is necessary to bear responsibility,” he said.

August 25, Bloomberg reported that the impact and political weight. increased, and he “grew up in the favorite” Russian President Vladimir Putin. As justification for the publication, in particular, noted that the Minister of economic development revealed details of the first meeting of the Russian leader with his American counterpart Donald trump at the G20 summit in Hamburg.

Oreshkin said in response that he has a job he has performed and will perform. Later, the official Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said he did not know “where do these exercises” media.

Maxim Oreshkin headed the Ministry on 30 November 2016. His predecessor, Alexei Ulyukayev, was detained on 15 November on suspicion of receiving a bribe in the amount of two million dollars.