Putin has promised to soon make the decision on participation in presidential elections
The head of state noted that for participation in elections the candidate needs the trust and support of citizens of Russia.
MOSCOW, 6 Dec. /TASS/. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin has promised to soon make the decision on participation in presidential elections in 2018. He stated this at the ceremony of the award “Volunteer of Russia 2017” in response to the question asked by him on behalf of the volunteers award presenter Dmitry Guberniev.
“It’s always for any person a very important decision, because motive in the decision can only be the desire to improve the lives of people in our country to make the country more powerful, protected, and looking to the future. And to achieve these goals is possible only under one condition — if the people trust and support,” Putin said.
He appealed to the participants and spectators of the ceremony — members of volunteer movements in Russia on the question: “In this regard I have a question for you: if I will make that decision, you and the people close to you in spirit to support this decision?” Hall said the head of state a resounding “Yes”.
I understand that this decision must be made soon, and it will be accepted soon. And taking it, I’m going to be referring to our conversation today and your reaction.Vladimir Putin
After the ceremony of presenting awards to volunteers, Putin went to Nizhny Novgorod, where he will meet with the workers of the GAZ car plant.
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