Medvedev says RussiaТs entire government resigns
MOSCOW, Jan 15 (PRIME) -- RussiaТs entire government has resigned, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev told President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday.
УDear Vladimir Vladimirovich, dear colleagues, you all witnessed the message of the Russian president, Vladimir Vladimirovich as the president outlined not only the priorities for work in our country for the coming year, but also outlined a number of fundamental changes to the Russian constitution. These changes, when they are adopted Ц and this will likely be done after discussion as it was said Ц they will make significant changes not only to a number of articles of the constitution, but also to the balance of power as a whole,Ф Medvedev told Putin.
У(The balance of) the executive branch, legislative branch, and judicial branch. In this context, itТs obvious that we, as the government of the Russian Federation, should provide the president of our country an opportunity to make all decisions necessary for this. And in these conditions, I believe that it would be right, in accordance with article 117 of the Russian constitution, for the government of the Russian Federation to resign,Ф he said.