Putin announced a statement on pension reform

Putin announced a statement on pension reform

Moscow. 28 Aug. INTERFAX.RU — Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the environment can tell about their attitude to pension reform.


“I will soon — perhaps tomorrow — your attitude will formulate and deliver the corresponding statement”, — Putin said in Omsk for a meeting on socio-economic issues.

“For our part, we have been closely watching the debate. I formed my opinion on this range of issues,” — said Putin.

“Most importantly, these changes provided a decent quality of life, protect the interests of present and future generations of our citizens,” the President said.

If the conversion and necessary, precisely in order to make the Russian pension system consistent with the realities of today, was financially stable, but, most importantly, provided a decent quality of life.Mr Putinprime of the Russian Federation

He noted that the right believes that the government in the preparation of changes of the pension legislation was guided by hard calculations.

“I understand that the government in the preparation of the bill was guided by hard economic, financial, demographic estimates,” said the leader. “As it should be,” he added.

Putin called the expected reaction to a government proposal to raise the retirement age.

“Of course, all this is completely expected reaction (pension reform) has caused quite a heated debate in society. It is clear, because for each person, especially the older generation, the topic of raising the retirement age and provided for in the proposed government reform is a very important and sensitive. And hardly anyone might like,” said the head of state.