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MOSCOW, July 15 (Itar-Tass) —— President Dmitry Medvedev who met small business entrepreneurs from a town in Penza region on Thursday, agreed that national development is impossible without respect to private enterprise which many local officials ignore and disregard.
“Penza businessmen are correct: the success of the country is impossible without respect to business,” he wrote in his Twitter blog.
Businessmen from single-industry town of Zarechny were invited to the Kremlin after sending a letter to Medvedev. They voiced support to Medvedev-proclaimed modernization of the country and proposed to share their views on business development in Russia.
At the Kremlin meeting the businessmen informed the president about problems they encounter, state regulation hurdles for small businesses, lack of experienced personnel, as well as taxation problems.