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30.11.2012

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev gives an interview to Kommersant newspaper

Question: You’ve been Prime Minister for six months now. We can safely say that the organising phrase of forming the Government is over. Earlier you had outlined seven priority areas of the Government’s work including in the short term. What have you been able to resolve at this stage and what issues remain unresolved?

Dmitry Medvedev: It would be absurd for me to claim that we have resolved almost every issue after just six months in office. I think that it is important for the Government to begin its work as a full-fledged team with a common agenda. In these six months, my colleagues and I, as a Prime Minister, have sought to create a common platform for our work. And I think we have succeeded in this respect.

More details on: http://www.government.ru/eng/docs/21653/




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