Donetsk, Oct 18 - DAN. The duties of the Head of state and Cabinet chairman, currently performed by one person, might be divided in the near future,” acting Head of the Donetsk People’s Republic Denis Pushilin said in an interview to the Donetsk News Agency.

“I believe that we need a prime minister  if we consider all the circumstances and the tremendous amount of work to be carried out by the authorities,” Pushilin said. “We discuss the issue with our colleagues, I think that it would be an expedient and optimum move in the foreseeable future.”

The DPR Council of Ministers is a permanent top executive body chaired by the Head of state. It is currently headed by acting DPR Head Denis Pushilin.*jk