Kremlin says early presidential election is not on agenda

November 7, 2016 5:38 AM EST

Pigeons fly above an ice-covered pond, with the Kremlin seen in the background, in the city of Rostov, Russia, October 24, 2016. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

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MOSCOW (Reuters) - There is no discussion in the Kremlin about holding the next presidential election ahead of schedule, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Monday.

"There is no such issue on the agenda, as such. There are no discussions about that in the Kremlin," Peskov said on a conference call with reporters.

(Reporting by Maria Tsvetkova; Writing by Christian Lowe; Editing by Alexander Winning)

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