October 23. “Those who are looking forward to the decline of Russia, our only worry is to catch a cold at your funeral.” At the “Valday” international debate club held on Thursday (22nd) local time, Russia President Putin said so.
According to a TASS report on the 22nd, Putin said at the meeting that since the disintegration of the Soviet Union, many people have tried to “write off Russia”. “But I want to emphasize that Russia always treats its value objectively and fairly.” “Ours” The country has been developing. Let’s look at what is happening in other countries in the world. I want to tell those who are still waiting for Russia’s gradual decline: In this case, our only worry is to catch a cold at your funeral.”
In addition, Putin also mentioned the possibility of continuing to serve as president after 2024. Putin said that he knew in his heart that the presidential term would end one day, “What will happen in 2024 or beyond, I have to wait until the time is up. Now I just need to work hard.” Putin also emphasized that amending the constitution is not In order to “clear” his presidential term, but to develop the country and defend sovereignty.
The “Valdai” International Debate Club is a professional gathering organized by Russia for internationally renowned experts and scholars on Russian issues. Participants have the opportunity to visit some important departments and regions in Russia and communicate with high-level Russian officials and scholars. Among them, every meeting between the President of Russia and participating scholars is the content of the meeting that has attracted the most attention from the outside world.