Russian President Vladimir Putin did not offer Chapter and the main shareholder of “LUKOIL” Vagit Alekperov to buy preparing for the privatization of shares of “Rosneft”. About it as transfers TASS, said the press Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov.
“This is not true. He didn’t offer,” said Sands, responding to a request for comment on reports of some mass media that the Russian President had allegedly made such a proposal. A Kremlin spokesman also said that the deal for the privatization of “Rosneft” in charge of the government.
Recall, November 2, November the newspaper “Vedomosti”, citing its own sources wrote that on October 31, on the discovery of them. Filanovskiy Vladimir Putin has invited President Vagit Alekperov to his car and during the trip invited to participate in the privatization of 19.5% of “Rosneft”.
The newspaper’s source said that the head of state and President of the largest private oil company in Russia went from the factory “Astrakhan shipyard” before the building of the regional Duma about 20 minutes, but to tell about the reaction Alekperov nothing.
Since then, Dmitry Peskov, has consistently refused to confirm or deny media reports that Putin allegedly offered the leadership of the company “LUKOIL” to participate in privatisation “Rosneft”.
A week later Vice-President of LUKOIL declared that the company does not intend to participate in privatisation “Rosneft”. “The issue has been resolved, the action “Rosneft” will be redeemed “Rosneftegaz”. The government Directive came out, and it is all clear,” he said.
We will note, according to the newspaper “Kommersant”, the recent detention, home arrest and subsequent resignation of the Minister Ulyukayev has put into question the privatization of the state shareholding of 19.5% of Rosneft shares.
On Thursday, first Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov assured: “Everything is going according to plan” – but to call the potential buyers of state refused, citing confidentiality. Prior to this latest scheme of privatization of “Rosneft” officially commented on the now dismissed Minister of economic development.
Political analyst Stanislav Belkovsky in an interview with “Open Russia” commented on the events as follows: “Now Sechin is struggling with Alekperov, and because of this, arrested the speaker. The drama of the story Ulyukaev shows that the probability of purchase “Rosneft” “LUKOIL” was great. A couple of weeks ago, when Putin was in Astrakhan, he invited Alekperov to his car and asked him to buy a sold package “Rosneft”. Sechin has realized that you need to actively confront this scenario. This is exactly what he’s doing right now”.
“Moreover, it is scandalous criminal case of the street racers, among whom was the son of a top Manager of “LUKOIL”, also included in the packet counter”, – said Belkovsky. We are talking about proceeding with Ruslan Shamsuarov, son of the Vice-President of LUKOIL, who was sentenced to correctional labor for racing Gelandewagen and robbed of an expensive car.
Recall also that the press Secretary and the Vice-President of “Rosneft” Mikhail Leontyev after the arrest of the speaker made this statement: “Dates for anything, just because it’s so beautiful! Perfect rudeness! I understand there Alekperov or other people! Quite insolent!” Then Leontev has brought apology to the head of “LUKOIL”.