Medvedev spoke about the upcoming «hard» 2018 the year

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Activesprite in photobacteria Medvedev during a visit to the State Duma of the Russian Federation. 22 Dec 2017Medvedev spoke about the upcoming «hard» 2018 the year© RIA Novosti / Alexander Activesprite the image Bank

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev thanked state Duma deputies for the work, noting the importance of the adoption of important legislative initiatives, among which the three-year budget and measures to support families with children.

«On the eve of the New year can not say a few words, referring to the great work that you were and that you just completed. I sincerely congratulate you,» said Medvedev, who met with the parliamentarians who completed the fall session.

«Session ended, many of the bills considered and adopted — 566… at least half of these bills is the bills that are the joint result of our work — the government and the State Duma. It really is a bills which addressed the most topical issues of life of the country, who were waiting for the people who decide the most important tasks,» — said the Prime Minister.

He also thanked the Parliament for the adoption of bills aimed at supporting low-income families, families with children. «I want to thank you for what we now passed a number of important decisions, including decisions about support for low-income families, families with children — the initiative of the President», — said Medvedev.

The Prime Minister also thanked the deputies for their work on the budget. «We all still remember the periods when the country lived or even with no budget or with a little, weak. Still now we have a budget fully, it will last for three years. Most importantly, this budget reflects all social obligations», — said Medvedev.

Speaking about the forthcoming work in the next year, the Prime Minister said that this period will not be easy.