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MOSCOW, September 21 (Itar-Tass) — President Dmitry Medvedev has congratulated Valentina Matviyenko, who was elected Speaker of the Federation Council, in a telephone conversation with Matviyenko on Wednesday, Medvedev's press secretary Natalia Timakova said.
Dmitry Medvedev wished big success to Valentina Matviyenko in the new post, Timakova said. The president intends to meet Matviyenko on Thursday to discuss her future work at the Federation Council, the spokeswoman added.