LJUBLJANA, March 23 (KATAKAMI.COM) — Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that President Dmitry Medvedev and he had very close opinions about the situation in Libya and stressed that the president determined the Russian foreign policy, Russian News Agency ITAR TASS reported on Tuesday.
“As for the unity or no unity in the opinions of Russian leaders about the events in Libya, the president determines the foreign policy of Russia and there cannot be any duality there,” Putin said. “If you ask me whether Mr. Medvedev and I have different views, I can assure you that we are close to each other and have mutual understanding.”
“As for the core of the problem, we must think about victims, whose number is growing in the civil war and the bombings. That is what we must think about in the first turn. First and foremost, those involved in the tragedy must think about that and pray for saving their souls,” he stressed. (*)