Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the intention to introduce the position of Deputy President of the security Council of the Russian Federation and to submit it to Dmitry Medvedev.
As the channel “Russia 24”, the head of the country said at a meeting with the Cabinet of Ministers, noting that Medvedev has always been involved in issues of enhancing security and defense, and it requests that he continue to work in the field.
Putin has reminded that the President of the security Council of the Russian Federation is the President and stressed that Medvedev for eight years headed the country’s government.
“this is Probably the longest stay in this position in recent history,” said the President.
Earlier, Dmitry Medvedev informed the public that his government has resigned in full force.
He stressed that the step undertaken against the background of proposals to amend the Constitution, which were formulated in the Message to the Federal Assembly delivered by January 15, Vladimir Putin.
the Head of state proposed to make several amendments to the Constitution, more stringent requirements for presidential candidates. At his suggestion, the President of the Russian Federation may not hold the presidency for more than two consecutive terms.
in addition, the Russian leader proposed to prevent to high office of foreigners; a foreign nationality may also not have judges and MPs.
Putin considers it necessary to enshrine in the Constitution the status of the state Council and the principles of a unified system of public authority to bridge the gap between the state and municipal levels of government.
the President also believes that it is necessary to trust the state Duma not just approval, and the approval of the candidacy of the Prime Minister, then in his view, the Vice-premiers and Federal Ministers.