Sands told about the plans of Putin meeting with the Cabinet on the issue of pensions
Moscow. June 19. INTERFAX.RU — the President has no plans to meet with government members to discuss the issue of pension reform, said the press Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov.
In the course of communication with journalists on Tuesday, asked whether there were any plans in the near future the meeting of the President with the Cabinet of Ministers on the subject.
“Yet, in the chart there are no such plans”, — said Peskov.
Before the press Secretary of the President of the Russian Federation said that Putin at this stage is not involved in discussions about raising the retirement age, therefore, appeal to him, including in relation to petitions of opponents of reform is premature.
On 16 June the government submitted to the state Duma a bill to raise the retirement age from 55 to 63 years for women and from 60 to 65 years for men. Changes planned to be phased in over a transition period, which could start in 2019.