Breaking News

Credit Suisse Accuses Trader of Sharing Client Info With Husband
Tweet TWEET

Russia Supports Kim as Next World Bank President, Siluanov Says

Russia will vote in favor of Dartmouth College President Jim Yong Kim, the U.S. nominee to head the World Bank, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said.

“Kim is a world-class professional who has experience in practical work,” Siluanov said today in an e-mailed statement after meeting Kim in Moscow. “The BRICS countries set professional qualities at the top of their list when discussing candidates to be president of the World Bank.”

To contact the reporter on this story: Scott Rose in Moscow at rrose10@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Balazs Penz at bpenz@bloomberg.net

Press spacebar to pause and continue. Press esc to stop.

Bloomberg reserves the right to remove comments but is under no obligation to do so, or to explain individual moderation decisions.

Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.