Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has not ruled out his return to the Kremlin, given support from the Russian public.
"If I have the energy and health and if our people entrust me with such work in the future, I do not rule out such a turn of events, of course. But that depends on a whole entity of factors," he said in an interview with AFP and Le Figaro ahead of his visit to Paris.
"In general one should never decline anything. Never say never again, as you know," Medvedev said. "Especially as I have entered this river already and this is a river that can be entered twice," he said.
At the same time, Medvedev has said that it is comfortable for him to work with Vladimir Putin and that he would not agree to become prime minister under any other president.
"You know, I would hardly become prime minister under any other president. I simply cannot imagine that. If there is someone with whom I find it comfortable to work as prime minister after presidency, there is only one person - it's Vladimir Putin," he said in an interview with AFP and Le Figaro ahead of his visit to Paris.
"I can tell you for sure: I would not have agreed to work as prime minister with anyone else because this is not the easiest thing to move to the seat of prime minister after working as president even though it is a quite complex, large-scale and very interesting job. That's why I find it comfortable to work," he added.
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