Peskov commented on the media reports about increase of salaries to officials

Dmitry Peskov

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MOSCOW, 8 November. /TASS/. The administration of the President of the Russian Federation not aware of any plans to increase the salaries of officials, including the Russian government. This was reported by press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov, commenting on the request of journalists reports by some media about the alleged coming increase in salaries for this category of 2019 nearly 40 percent.

“I do not have information that such an increase was planned,” he admitted.

“You know that now pause with the increase is, I don’t know about any dates when this pause will be interrupted”, – said Peskov.