In «Rosneft» declared possibility of a peaceful solution to the dispute with «Kommersant»

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The representative of «Rosneft» declared in the Moscow arbitration court that the company can settle a world argument in its lawsuit to the newspaper «Kommersant» about protection of business reputation, the correspondent of RIA Novosti news from the courtroom.

«We request to postpone the hearing in connection with the possibility of a peaceful settlement of the dispute,» — said the representative of «Rosneft». According to him, the agreement parties will take about a month. The representative of the «Kommersant» a motion to adjourn supported. After the meeting he told reporters that negotiations are already underway, but other details were not disclosed.

The court is scheduled for December 15, the main hearings in the case. As explained by judge Olga kozlenkov, the court cannot approve a settlement agreement at the preliminary hearing stage.

The claim of «Rosneft» received in arbitration on 2 October. As previously reported by RIA Novosti in the company, it requires the refutation of false information given in the article of the Deputy chief editor of JSC «Kommersant» Dmitry Property «Fixed three-year wait». According to the plaintiff, the author of the text writes about «conditional» top Manager of the company, and this example reinforces in the public mind a negative image of «Rosneft».

Company spokesman Mikhail Leontyev said that no financial requirements to the defendant is not yet nominated.

The General Director of publishing house «Kommersant» Vladimir Zhelonkin, commenting on the lawsuit, told RIA Novosti that he does not understand the essence of the claims of «Rosneft», the publication will wait for the court decision because they do not understand what exactly should deny. Zhelonkin said that we are talking about a newspaper column in which there is a phrase about a «conditional «Rosneft». According to him, in a newspaper column «about the specific «Rosneft» nothing».

In mid-August on the website of the newspaper «Kommersant» published an article by Deputy chief editor of economic policy Dmitry Property «Fixed three-year wait» on amendments to the Ministry of Finance to the Federal law on procurement for state-owned companies. In this article the author, without naming anyone in particular cited as an example of conflict of interest, purchase anything of top managers of «Rosneft» from his wife. According to the author, such a transaction would be legal under current legislation to establish the court of the damage to the company.