10 May 2018 17:58

State Duma to try to hold meetings with candidates for all key govt posts - Volodin

MOSCOW. May 10 (Interfax) - Russian State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin said he intends to meet with all candidates for leading government posts in the near future.

"We will try to hold such meetings with all representatives for leading posts in the cabinet of ministers," Volodin said on Thursday after meeting in the State Duma with Vitaly Mutko, who was nominated by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev for the post of deputy prime minister on construction and regional policy.

The meeting was also attended by the heads of some State Duma committees.