Putin supported the candidacy Belozertseva in the elections of the Governor of Penza

the Governor of the Penza region Ivan Belozertsev intend to go for a second term.

As the channel “Russia 24”, the head of the region informed the public of its communication via videoconference with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Belozertsev has asked the President to allow him to take part in elections of the head of the Penza region. In response, the President wished him success, noting that the Governor has “a moral right” to participate in the election campaign.

the Native of the Oryol region 61-year-old Belozertsev in 2005-2012 worked on the post of mayor of Penza, in 2012-2015 worked as the speaker of the Legislative Assembly, 25 may 2015 appointed acting Governor of the region, and on 13 September 2015 elected head of the Federation.