The government said the reason for the postponement

The government in the afternoon will hold an “urgent” meeting in Moscow, this was during a plenary session of the Federation Council said the speaker of the upper house of Parliament, Valentina Matviyenko, Interfax reports.

“Colleagues, I would like to consult with you. We will have some temporary changes to the agenda due to the fact that an urgent meeting of the government 12 hours”, — quotes Agency the words Matvienko.

As later explained in the press service of the Cabinet TASS, the meeting was postponed from 17 to 16 Nov because of the schedule of the Chairman of the government Dmitry Medvedev.

“Today’s meeting is planned”, — told the publication in the Cabinet. “Holding it on Wednesday, not Thursday, due to the schedule of the Prime Minister, who on November 17 will take part in the activities of the President”, — explained the representative of the government.

According to TASS, according to the interlocutor of the edition, on the agenda of the meeting — nine questions, all related to amendments to various articles of the Tax and Civil codes and Code of administrative offences.