MOSCOW, July 6. /TASS/. The Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on defense and security Viktor Ozerov wrote a letter of resignation from this post. About this TASS said a source in the upper house of Parliament.
According to the interlocutor of the Agency, Ozerov wrote the application at own will.
He headed the Committee since 2001.
Earlier in some mass media there was information that the VC commander in chief Viktor Bondarev can lead the Federation Council Committee on defense and security. However, in late June, the speaker of the upper house Valentina Matviyenko said that while none of the regions had not contacted the chamber with a proposal to delegate Bondareva in the Federation Council.