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The former Minister of Finance, Chairman of the Board of the Center for strategic research (CSR), Alexei Kudrin, has agreed to head the audit chamber. On Friday, may 11, according to RBC with reference to its sources.
For the accounting chamber is a good option, Kudrin — “worthy candidate”, said the interlocutor of the edition.
Lead Agency to the former Minister suggested that in the “United Russia”. Before this information was confirmed by Mr Kudrin himself and promised to think seriously about the position.
The Presidium of the faction of the party, which can be declared the consent to head the Agency, will meet with Kudrin on may 14, the newspaper writes. “Held a conversation, which, as far as both sides will be satisfied, we will make a decision”, — explained the first Deputy Chairman of the faction “United Russia” Andrei Isayev.
In turn, Vice-speaker of the Duma Pyotr Tolstoy, commenting on the candidacy of the former Minister, noted that “many, if not most, of deputies in the Parliament do not share the ideas that have guided the Alexei Kudrin in his work”. However, he added, as head of the accounting chamber does not imply political activity of the reformer. In addition, he praised the work of Kudrin in the government.
According to the legislation, the state Duma to the President three candidates for the post of head of the accounting chamber, from which he selects one and submits for the approval of MPs.
May 7, the Russian government headed by Dmitry Medvedev resigned after the inauguration of Vladimir Putin. The new Cabinet will form within a few weeks.
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