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The state Duma approved the candidacy of the head of the Federal tax service of Michael mishustina for the post of Prime Minister after the resignation of the government Dmitry Medvedev. Stream meeting of the lower house of the Parliament with the participation of mishustina conducted on the Duma in “Vkontakte”.
“For” vote of 383 deputies, against not in favor no one abstained 41 MP.
The candidate for Prime Minister, speaking before the deputies, thanked President Vladimir Putin for the trust, and briefly presented a vision of his future work at the head of the Cabinet. “The government needs to spend a great job, and we have all plans, resources. People should feel real improvement of life. Until that happens,” he said.
Mishustin said that he intends to push forward the implementation of national projects, to continue development of the military-industrial complex, to stimulate technological development of the economy, to increase exports of agricultural products, and promised to deputies to carry on with the Parliament close legislative work. About possible appointments in his government, he said.
Support for the candidates mishustina before the meeting of the faction “United Russia”, LDPR and “Fair Russia”. The Communist party refused to support him.
The government headed by Dmitry Medvedev, was dismissed on January 15. The outgoing Prime Minister was invited to go to work in the security Council of Russia. About the fate of other members of his Cabinet have not been reported.
Speaking about the reasons for the resignation, Medvedev said that the decision announced by President Putin changes the Constitution, which specifically affect the procedure for the formation of the Cabinet. According to sources of Forbes, close to the Cabinet, the President was dissatisfied with the government due to the implementation of national projects.
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