Volodin told about the elaboration of the draft law in response to US sanctions

Vyacheslav Volodin

Speaker of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin told reporters that the lower house of Parliament is considering the issue of introduction of the bill, which will be a response to us sanctions against Russia, but on the specific contents of the document are not yet available. Words Volodina reports TASS.

“We are working on this issue but are not yet able to present it and talk about specific content. There is a study of this issue,” — said Volodin.

The President of the United States Donald trump signed the law on new sanctions against Russia on 2 August. It provides, inter alia, reducing to two weeks the maximum period of funding of banks, which are under sanctions, and up to 60 days for oil and gas companies. U.S. Secretary of state Tillerson Rex was commissioned to oversee restrictions on Russia.