Dmitry Pascutto: Sergey Guneev / RIA Novosti
Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov urged not to find any suspense in how the head of state was defined with the candidate for Prime Minister. On Tuesday, may 8, reports “Interfax”.
A Kremlin spokesman also disagreed with the assertion that Vladimir Putin allegedly kept the suspense over the candidate for Prime Minister to the last. “The candidate [Prime Minister] put forward after the inauguration of the elected President, which is what happened. Don’t think you need to look for some pitfalls”, — he stressed.
Peskov refrained from answering the question, did President other candidates for the post of Prime Minister. “I can’t answer this question, it is the prerogative of the President. He has exercised that right and has put forward the candidacy of Dmitry Medvedev”, — said the press Secretary.
May 7, after the inauguration of President Vladimir Putin, the Russian government led by Dmitry Medvedev had resigned. After the head of state submitted to the state Duma the candidacy of Medvedev for obtaining consent to the appointment of his Prime Minister. However, the Communist party and “Fair Russia” questioned the possibility of support for this purpose. In particular, a just Russia is unhappy with his economic policies.
Medvedev heads the Cabinet of Ministers during the preceding presidential term for Putin — may 8, 2012.
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