Dmitry Pascutto: Sergey Guneev / RIA Novosti
The Kremlin has reviewed the position of speaker of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin on the feasibility of a point of constitutional reform, which he outlined in an article in “the parliamentary newspaper”, said press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov. It is quoted by TASS on Wednesday, July 17.
“Of course, this is a topic for discussion. He Volodin] gave his opinion, my personal point of view, it is now being discussed”, — said Peskov.
He noted that the presidential administration has no position on this matter.
Article of the Chairman of the lower house of Parliament was posted on Wednesday, July 17, morning. In her Volodin discusses the search for effective balance between the legislative and Executive branches of government. In particular, he proposes to allow the state Duma to take part in the formation of the government.
Earlier Volodin have already voiced this initiative. The government allow targeted changes that do not affect basic doctrine, but only after expert discussions. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, commenting on the initiative, pointed to the lack of need for reform of the Constitution. In his opinion, which he expressed in the article “25 years of the Constitution: the balance between freedom and responsibility” is only possible spot adjust for “updating the status of the authorities”. However, any changes must go through the stage of discussion, stressed the head of government.
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