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MOSCOW, December 17 (Itar-Tass) — The Russian State Duma lower parliament house is not considering a ban on adoptions of Russian children by U.S. citizens, speaker Sergei Naryshkin said on Monday after the Duma Council meeting.
“An amendment to this effect has not yet been submitted to the Duma’s committee. When it reaches the committee, we shall discuss it,” he stressed.
Earlier, deputy speaker Ivan Melnikov said that the State Duma might consider a bill providing Russia’s response to the United States’ Magnitsky Act on Wednesday, December 19. Amendments to the bill will be considered by the Duma’s sectoral committee at 18:00 Moscow time on Monday.
According to media reports, lawmakers are considering a number of amendments to the bill, including those banning U.S. citizens to adopt Russian children.