Putin said he will think about whether to run for elections-2018

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye in fotobanka visit of President Vladimir Putin of Russia in BuryatiaPutin said he will think about whether to run for elections-2018© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye the image Bank

Russian President Vladimir Putin said he would think about the opportunity to run in the next presidential election.

During the meeting the question of liquidation of consequences of forest fires in the Republic of Buryatia and the Irkutsk region via video link before the President delivered one of the residents whose house was damaged in a fire.

«We have to ask you — when will be the next elections of the President, we all ask you to stand for the post,» said a local resident.

«Well, I think, thank you,» replied Putin.