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Kremlin does not comment on Gorbachev’s statement about 'new union' possibility

"This is Gorbachev’s point of view," the Russian president's press secretary has noted

MOSCOW, December 13. /TASS/. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov refused to comment on Tuesday on former Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev’s statement that a new union can be established in the former USSR borders.

"This is Gorbachev’s point of view, I am not his press secretary," Peskov told reporters.

Gorbachev said earlier in an interview with TASS: 

"The Soviet Union cannot be restored. But a new Union can be established. In the former borders, with the same members, on the basis of free will."