Peskov confirmed that Sechin’s participation in the Russian-Turkish talks

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Goneeverything in fotomontaggi Sechin. Archival photoPeskov confirmed that Sechin’s participation in the Russian-Turkish talks© RIA Novosti / Sergey Goneeverything the image Bank

The head of «Rosneft» Igor Sechin participated in the Russian-Turkish summit talks in expanded format, on the final statement of the two leaders, apparently did not have time to go, told journalists the press-Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov.

«Sechin took part in negotiations in the extended format. The statement was, don’t know why. Because, apparently, have not yet come, already entered the presidency began, he apparently did not have time to go», — said Peskov on a question of journalists on why the head of «Rosneft» was not on the statement of the presidents of Russia and Turkey Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Sechin, who on Monday was summoned to the court in the case of former Minister of economic development Alexei Ulyukayev, the whole day was in Sochi, which hosted the Russian-Turkish talks at the highest level. Several times reporters saw him in the halls of residence of Bocharov Ruchei.

Sechin interest from journalists was significant, particularly near the place in the hall where lay a sign with the name of the head of «Rosneft», gathered representatives from several media. But Sechin, in the hall where the leaders treated the statements, came. In its place sat a different person.

Sechin waited today in the trial of the speaker, and he is in Sochi at the residence of the President in the negotiations Putin and Erdogan

— Kremlin RIA Poole (@Kremlinpool_RIA) 13 Nov 2017