Peskov said, when can we expect the appointments of the new Cabinet
SOCHI, may 10. /TASS/. Acting press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov expects that the new Russian government could be assigned this week or next week, at first, is likely to be agreed on the structure of the Cabinet of Ministers.
Answering questions of journalists about the formation of the government, Peskov said on the constitutional deadlines for this. “At first, perhaps, we will focus on the structure, on the proposals of the Prime Minister [Prime Minister Medvedev] on the structure of the future Cabinet, and then followed by some personnel recommendations to the head of state and publication of the relevant decrees,” — said the acting press-Secretary. He stated that while no documents of the Kremlin has not been published.
“You can, of course,” — said Peskov on a question, can we expect the appointment of members of the government this week. He added: “And you can expect the following”.
The timing of appointments
May 7 Vladimir Putin was inaugurated as Russian President, and the Cabinet of Ministers resigned before the new head of state. May 8 Dmitry Medvedev was appointed Prime Minister of the Russian Federation. According to the Constitution, no later than a week after his appointment, the head of the Cabinet of Ministers must submit to the President proposals on the structure of the Federal bodies of Executive power, and also to nominate the Vice-premiers and Federal Ministers.