Naryshkin has refused to hand over the mandate of the Deputy of the state Duma

On a question of journalists about whether Itachi to hand over the mandate, he replied: “No, it’s not going to pass the mandate, of course.” The candidate from “United Russia” stated that the question of whether he will be speaker of the new convocation of the lower house will be decided at the first plenary session, the correspondent .

The first plenary session of the state Duma can be held in the first week of October, Naryshkin said. “The state Duma without delay shall proceed to legislative activities, the more very soon the government will submit the draft budget for next year,” he explained.

Naryshkin was elected in single-mandate Kingisepp district in Leningrad region. According to preliminary information, he enlisted the support of 52.3% of voters, 40% ahead of Marina Lyubaskina from “Fair Russia”.

“Kommersant” on 23 August, citing a senior source in the government said that after the elections to the state Duma Sergey Naryshkin may take the position of head of the foreign intelligence Service. The post of speaker of the lower house of Parliament, according to the newspaper, in this case, it should take the current first Deputy head of the presidential administration Vyacheslav Volodin.

Naryshkin called this post “speculation.” “I thought all for a long time to get used to would need to all kinds of speculation, rumours, talk, gossip relating to the appointment, re-appointment”, — he explained.

Later the source in the state Duma reported that Naryshkin would go to the post of Governor of St. Petersburg is Georgy Poltavchenko. However, a source close to the Kremlin, pointed out that decisions on the fate of the Naryshkin and Volodin have not yet been adopted.