MOSCOW, July 21 (Itar-Tass) — President Vladimir Putin has written up a federal law, “On the Ratification of the Protocol on Russia’s Joining the Marrakesh Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organisation of April 15, 1994”, the Kremlin press service reported on Saturday.
The document was approved by the State Duma on July 10, 2012 and passed by the Federation Council on July 18, 2012.
The law envisions the ratification of the protocol on joining by Russia of the Marrakesh agreement establishing the World Trade Organisation (WTO) of April 15, 1994. The protocol was signed in Geneva on December 16, 2011.
The protocol authorizes Russia’s membership in the WTO.