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The state Duma will not withdraw the statement on Georgia, after Russian President Vladimir Putin about the inappropriateness antigruzinsky sanctions, said the Deputy of the lower house of Parliament Leonid Kalashnikov. It quoted the Telegram-channel “Before anyone else. Well, almost” on Tuesday, July 9.
The document entitles the Cabinet of Ministers to develop a response if necessary, the parliamentarian explained.
Earlier Tuesday, Putin, commenting on the possibility of introducing economic restrictions, said that wouldn’t do it out of respect for the Georgian people. The Russian leader did not see the expediency in the prosecution of a journalist insulted him.
Meanwhile, the State Duma recommends to the government to consider the introduction of sanctions against Georgia, against the background of ongoing hostile action.
The government reported that it had reviewed the position of the deputies, but drew attention to the opinion of the President on this issue.
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