Crimean vice Premier Rustam Temirgaliev sent in his resignation.

Crimean Parliament approved the resignation, with 72 MPs voter in favor.

“We agreed with Sergey Valeryevich [Aksyonov] that after the first stage of transition period in Crimea finished my function would be completed. We also agreed, that I will be a counselor to complete the projects that are in the process”- Temirgaliev noted.

In turn, Crimean Premier Aksyonov thanked Temirgaliev for joint work, adding “Temirgaliev remains a part of the team”.

“He is not leaving the government, he will counsel our ministers. We count on his help”- the premier stressed.

New vice Premier has not been appointed yet.