Putin: the Number of presidential terms in Russia it is necessary to limit

a Fragment of the conversation was shown on Sunday in the program “Vesti Nedeli” on TV channel “Russia-1”.

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“Now we are considering amendments to the Constitution. Sounds very much: and to cancel a number of terms, which can be elected President” – leads TASS words of the head of state.

“But still, in my opinion, to ensure the turnover of power (and for a country like ours, this is important), it is better if the number of terms of election of the President will be limited,” said Vladimir Putin.

He also noted that the lack of limiting the number of terms, which can be elected President, a common practice in the world. “In many countries there is no restriction on the timing of election of President. In the West, in the same [United] States from a historical point of view, more recently it’s been cancelled,” he explained.