Putin is not planning to seek reelection after two terms
St. PETERSBURG, may 25 — RIA Novosti. Russian President Vladimir Putin said that strictly adheres to the provisions of the Constitution and will not seek a third presidential term.
At the meeting with heads and editors-in-chief of the international news agencies one of the participants asking the question, recalled the words of Putin that he will be able to leave the post of President at the end of his term.
“I have always strictly adhered to the Constitution of the Russian Federation. The Constitution clearly spelled out: no more than two consecutive terms. And now I have a second term. And, as you remember, I was twice before the President, and then resigned as President, because the Constitution did not allow elected for the third time, that’s all. And I intend to adhere to this rule in the future,” Putin said in response.