Putin and Medvedev will attend the Congress of “United Russia”
MOSCOW, Dec 23 — RIA Novosti. Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, the Chairman of “United Russia” (EP) Dmitry Medvedev on Saturday will participate in the planning of the seventeenth Congress of the EP, which will be decided on the support of nomination of Putin as a candidate in the presidential election in 2018.
Earlier, the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov said that the head of state will take part in the Congress of the party “United Russia”.
The agenda of the second day of the Congress
The second day will begin with a joint meeting of the Supreme and General councils of the party, which will be attended by Medvedev. Among the issues that will be on the agenda of the meeting: optimization of design activities, namely the consolidation of existing artproekta, which will be 14.
Then will be held a plenary meeting in which Medvedev will deliver a keynote on priorities of the EP for the next period, as previously reported in the press service of the party. Besides, will pass planned rotation of the higher and General councils, and will also be a discussion of the tasks of the party in the immediate future and changes to the Charter. On the same day will be a meeting of the General Council in its new composition.
On the eve of the event, acting Secretary of the General Council “United Russia” Andrey Turchak said that the theme of the upcoming elections of the President of Russia “will become Central in the agenda of the Congress.” At the plenary session expressed support to the nomination of Putin as a presidential candidate of the Russian Federation.