Russian Constitution Amendment Passed Putin:Thanks to all citizens for their support and trust
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Overseas Network, July 2ndAccording to the news from TASS News Agency on the 2nd, the Russian President Putin thanked all Russian citizens for passing the constitutional amendment. Putin said:”I want to thank Russian citizens for your support and trust.”
According to the Russian Satellite News Agency, the Russian President’s press secretary Peskov said in response to questions about the Kremlin’s implementation of the constitutional amendment plan that the new constitution will become the basis for a better future for Russia.”This is a question about the future of the country. Now that the Russian people support the revision of the constitution, all this will become the basis for a better future for the country.”
When answering questions about what reforms will be implemented first, Pesco Hu said it was too early to talk about this.”This requires legislative measures, work, etc., so the relevant work is in sight.”
The national vote on the amendment of the Russian Constitution was originally scheduled for April 22, but it was postponed until June 25 until the impact of the epidemic. Held on July 1. The contents of Russia’s current constitution revision mainly involve the functions and powers of the Prime Minister and the two chambers of parliament, the process of forming cabinets, and the judicial immunity of the former president. . The constitutional amendment clause also allows the current or previous president to participate in two more presidential elections.
Data released by the Information Center after the Russian Central Election Commission completed all vote counts showed that 77.92%of Russian citizens voted for the constitutional amendment, and 21.27%opposed it. The passage of the amendment means that Putin can continue to run in 2024, and if elected, he will be re-elected until 2036. (Overseas Network Zhang Min)