Putin says no rift with Medvedev on development

By REUTERS
June 21, 2011 15:42

PARIS - Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that there were no differences with President Dmitry Medvedev over Russia's development.

When asked about Medvedev's recent pledge to reduce the role of the state, Putin said it was a "joint program."

"There are absolutely no differences (in) our positions," Putin said at a press conference in Paris. He added that Russia would in the future sell the assets that state corporations had consolidated.


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