In the Kremlin commented on the refusal in the participation of Deripaska in Davos forum

© Photo : World Economic ForumЛоготип the world economic forum in Davos. Archive photoIn the Kremlin commented on the refusal in the participation of Deripaska in Davos forum© Photo : World Economic Forum

Economic forum in Davos, Switzerland «cuts off its Foundation», denying the participation of such business as Andrey Kostin, Viktor Vekselberg and Oleg Deripaska, said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.

«Deripaska, Vekselberg and Kostin became who they became, not because of the forum and of the Davos forum has become the Davos forum thanks to these businessmen. So, let’s say, rejecting these businessmen, the forum itself, cuts its own basis,» he said.

Peskov also noted that interested in Russian business, foreigners are always welcome to visit Russia in the framework of the conducted there of forums to establish contacts.

«In Moscow there are a lot of interesting forums with a very wide international presence. A part of these forums, by the way, organizers and entrepreneurs who have been mentioned. Therefore, all interested can always come to us in Russia, we all will be glad to see,» concluded Sands.

International economic forum in Davos will be held from 22 to 25 January. Earlier, the Financial Times reported, citing two experts, «with knowledge of the situation» that businessmen Oleg Deripaska and Viktor Vekselberg, head VTB Andrey Kostin has refused to participate in the next session of the forum. The WEF did not comment on this post.

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