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HONOLULU, November 14 (Itar-Tass) —— President Medvedev did not rule out that all the parties registered to run for the State Duma might reach an agreement on honest elections.
Asked if Medvedev as the United Russia party leader would demand that his party observes honesty in the election Medvedev assured that, undoubtedly, everyone should observe the law. "There should be no exception for anyone," Medvedev told a press conference.
The Russian president did not rule out that al the registered parties taking part in the election race might reach an agreement on an honest conduct in the election race. If such an agreement is reached all the parties should sign it then, the president stressed.
"Every party, including the United Russia, should observe the election law. There should be no exception for anyone - either for a party which is a leading political force and has advantages in parliament, or for any other party, » Medvedev said. "If parties agree on honest elections and sign a corresponding agreement I see nothing wrong in it, but absolutely all the parties should join the agreement without an optional approach," Medvedev said.
"There should be no agreements aimed against any particular party no matter whatever it is, but everything that pertains to a honest and fair election and observance of the election law is a must to all, including the United Russia party," Medvedev said.