Dmitry Medvedevthe: Ekaterina Shtukina / RIA Novosti
Former Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev said that the resignation of the government a common event. His words TASS reports.
“It’s happening globally is happening in our country. Maybe in recent years it was not very often, but nevertheless it is absolutely a normal event,” said the former Prime Minister, stressing that such events should be completely relaxed.
Medvedev noted that the President and Prime Minister will discuss the issues of appointment and potential dismissal, and added that this is perfectly normal.
Earlier, Medvedev commented on the resignation of the government in a similar way. He stated that he did not see anything special about it, and stressed that the change of government marks the “constitutional or otherwise” changes in the country.
On 15 January the President of Russia Vladimir Putin dismissed the government headed by Dmitry Medvedev. As Prime Minister, the head of state has chosen the head of Federal tax service (FNS) Michael mishustina. Before the formation of the new Cabinet members of the resigned government will continue to perform their duties.
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