President Vladimir Putin will once again participate in the presidential elections. The readiness to go for a fourth term, he announced at a meeting with employees of the plant GAZ in Nizhny Novgorod. The mandate of the current presidential term of Putin will expire may 7, 2018.
Vladimir Putin will run for a new presidential term in 2018. The head of state said at a meeting with veterans and workers of the GAZ plant, reports TASS.
During the event, one of the employees of the plant reminded the President said earlier Wednesday saying that Putin will nominate his candidacy for the presidency if he would support the people.
«Now, today, in this hall, without exception, support You. Mr President, do us a gift, announce your decision, because we are for You, GAS You,» said the employee.
«Really the best place and the best occasion for the announcement about it, probably not. Thank you for the support, I’ll nominate his candidacy for the office of President of the Russian Federation», — said Putin.
After that, the audience vigorously applauded, expressing their support. «Thank you for this response, thank you for your work, first and foremost. Thank you for your attitude to your business, company, town, country. I am sure that we will succeed,» — said the head of state.
The mandate of the current presidential term of Putin will expire may 7, 2018. Putin will be the third time to participate in the election campaign as a presidential candidate. In case of victory he will take the presidency for another six years, from 2018 to 2024.
Putin signed a decree on holding the year of the volunteer in Russia