Michael Mesostigmata: Ilya Pitalev / RIA Novosti
Prime Minister of Russia Mikhail Mishustin after a meeting with his predecessor Dmitry Medvedev called the priority of the new government. It is reported RIA Novosti on Friday, January 17.
The Cabinet now needs to focus on the implementation of the provisions of the President’s address to the Federal Assembly, he said.
Earlier on Friday held a bilateral meeting with Medvedev and mishustina. They talked for over an hour, and then met with the Ministers. Medvedev wished the new Prime Minister success, and also noted that the government is often criticized.
On January 16, President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on the appointment of Michael mishustina for the post of Prime Minister. Before his candidacy was supported by deputies of the state Duma. For the first time in history there was not a single vote against. Dmitry Medvedev’s Cabinet resigned after the President announced changes in the Constitution. During the address to the Federal Assembly, the Russian leader declared that the basic law will make amendments, in particular, it is about securing the priority of the Russian Constitution over international law.
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