Kremlin: too early for Putin’s statements on 2018 election

Russian President Putin speaks after signing bilateral agreement with his Uruguayan counterpart Vazquez during meeting in Moscow

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Tuesday that Vladimir Putin had not announced yet whether he was going to seek a new presidential term in 2018 because it was too early.

“We have yet enough time before the election campaign,” Peskov said.

(Reporting by Maria Tsvetkova; editing by Katya Golubkova)