The Committee in the Federation Council supported the bill on the response to US sanctions
MOSCOW, 24 APR — RIA Novosti. The Federation Council Committee on constitutional legislation supported the concept of the bill on response to US sanctions with some reservations, to be at the disposal of RIA Novosti the opinion of the Committee on the bill.
A bill to sanctions the U.S. and other countries were submitted to the Duma on April 13. The document gives the government the right by decision of the President to enter 16 different responses, including to prohibit or restrict the import of agricultural, alcohol and tobacco products, drugs from certain countries prohibit or restrict the export from Russia of rare earth metals, to suspend cooperation on the nuclear, aircraft, and rocket engines.
“The Federation Council Committee on constitutional legislation and state building supported the concept of the draft Federal law on the basis of these observations,” — said in the opinion of the Committee.