Mikhail Mishustin Photo: Catherine Lyzlov / RIA Novosti
Representatives of the faction “United Russia” supported the candidacy of Michael mishustina for the post of Prime Minister. This is reported by RIA Novosti.
“For unanimously,” — said the source Agency. Later information was confirmed by adviser to the speaker of the state Duma.
Earlier on January 16, the meeting began mishustina with the “United Russia”. Also, he is scheduled to meet with representatives of parties of LDPR, CPRF and “Fair Russia”.
It is expected that Mikhail Mishustin will become the new Prime Minister. To take this post to the head of the FNS proposed by the President of Russia Vladimir Putin. The official agreed, and his candidacy was submitted for consideration of deputies of the state Duma.
The position became vacant after on the eve of Dmitry Medvedev announced the resignation of the government. At the initiative of Putin, he will move to the position of Deputy Chairman of the security Council, which is headed by the President himself.
Medvedev said that the decision announced by the President changes the Constitution, which specifically affect the procedure for the formation of the Cabinet. Before the formation of the new Cabinet he will continue to perform their duties.
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