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MOSCOW, July 6. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed precisely those amendments to the law on weapons with regard to the National Guard that were adopted by parliament, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Wednesday.
As the Kremlin spokesman said, the presidential administration had sorted out the situation reported by some media sources that Putin had allegedly signed a law that differed from the legislation adopted by parliament.
The presidential spokesman said that the point at issue was the permission to bear arms, which was issued for a term of five or ten years.
"Initially, there were texts in the State Duma [the lower house of Russia’s parliament] where ten years were mentioned," the Kremlin spokesman said.
However, as the presidential spokesman said, "the Duma adopted a document where the term is five years [the duration of the permission to bear arms]. The document that was submitted to the Federation Council [the upper house] from the Duma mentions the term of five years and five years are also indicated in the document that was submitted to the president from the Federation Council and this is what was signed in strict compliance with legislation."
As the Kremlin spokesman said, "to all appearances, simply old documents were released onto some websites but this information appeared on the websites that have no relation to the president."
"The Kremlin website is the official publisher," Peskov said.
"This error seems to be in the Duma database, although I don’t know, in which database, but perhaps in the Duma’s database," the Kremlin spokesman said.
"This error is exactly in the database, which is not an official publisher, i.e. this publication cannot be considered as an official document," Peskov said.
"Everything was done correctly and in strict compliance with law and the term is five years [the term of the permission to bear arms]," the Kremlin spokesman said.