February 15, 2017 / 9:50 AM / 7 months ago

Putin to discuss macroeconomic situation with Economy Minister on Wednesday

An employee counts Russian ruble banknotes at a private company's office in Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, December 17, 2014. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin will discuss the macroeconomic situation with Economy Minister Maxim Oreshkin on Wednesday, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters.

Peskov also said any rouble-related questions should be addressed to the government, when asked whether the Kremlin saw any risks related to the strengthening of the Russian currency.

Reporting by Maria Tsvetkova; writing by Maria Kiselyova; editing by Alessandra Prentice

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