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Russian President Vladimir Putin explained his choice of Prime Minister. This writes TASS.
the Head of state said Mikhail Mishustin were not originally proposed him as a candidate for the post of Prime Minister.
“I was asked three candidates, if not four. Four even. But mishustina was not among them. Mishustina no one called. Except for me,” Putin said.
the Russian President stressed that he personally insisted on the idea mishustina as a candidate for the presidency of the Cabinet. Putin explained that he was guided by “personal and professional qualities of Mikhail Vladimirovich (mishustina – approx. ed.)”. In addition, they considered the outcome of mishustina at the head of the Federal tax service.
“I Considered not even the fact that he held her, the digitization, in his office, and that he has become a real specialist in this field. A good practitioner who knows what to do, knows how to do it, and does, achieves concrete results,” – said Putin.
the President noted that the IRS has a large number of tasks. In this regard, it cannot be assumed that the Agency is only concerned with “collecting money from the Russians,” said the President.
“This is a very primitive understanding of the activities of the tax service. Yes, it is, of course, one of the principal organs, that produces funds in the state Treasury, but this is a very primitive idea that he goes with a club and knocks the money out of people,” – said the head of state.
According to Putin, “it (mishustina – approx. ed.), the mission was to ease the pressure on taxpayers to do this procedure more transparent and understandable for the citizen, less burdensome”.
“And honest man who understands that he pays taxes honestly, vbeluyu, shall be entitled to rely on the fact that these funds are effectively government was spent,” – said the President.
on 15 January, the government headed by Dmitry Medvedev in full force resigned. The new Prime Minister became the head of the FTS Mikhail Mishustin. January 21, was announced the full composition of the new Cabinet.
Earlier, Putin said that in advance discussed with Medvedev the resignation of his government. The Russian President noted that he has a great relationship with former Prime Minister of the country.
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