Kobzon said he did not see anyone the President of Russia, except for Putin

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Druginderal in potomacfever Putin and singer Iosif Kobzon with his wife Nina during the meeting. 11 September 2017Kobzon said he did not see anyone the President of Russia, except for Putin© RIA Novosti / Alexei Druginderal the image Bank

Maitre of Russian pop, people’s artist of the USSR Joseph Kobzon said that he did not see anybody by the President of Russia except Vladimir Putin.

Kobzon 11 September, we celebrated the 80th anniversary. Putin personally congratulated the artist and gave him the picture «miner’s song» by Alexander Zelensky. Putin’s meeting with Iosif Kobzon and his wife Ninel was held on Monday in an informal setting over tea.

«No one,» said Kobzon, answering the question of who you would have seen the President of Russia, if Putin refuses to go to the next term?

Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov, commenting on the recent «Kommersant» about the two-step extension of Putin’s presidency, said that this hypothetical reasoning that politicians are «plucked the rosary». He stressed that «the President has not announced any decisions, did not speak about the intention to nominate his candidacy, while there is the usual quite intense daily work».

The next presidential elections will be held in 2018.