Neverov: no Deputy of the state Duma has no other nationality, except Russian

MOSCOW, October 25. /TASS/. No Deputy of the state Duma has no other nationality, except Russian, and if another citizenship have the MP will appear, he will automatically lose your status. About it declared on Wednesday to journalists the Vice-speaker of the lower house of Parliament, the head of the faction “United Russia” Sergei Neverov, commenting on the fact that the Deputy of the state Duma Natalia Poklonskaya allegedly have Ukrainian citizenship.

“Those who makes such statements, I can advise one thing: do your homework. In accordance with Russian legislation, the Deputy of the State Duma may not have dual citizenship. The state Duma can be only a citizen of Russia, having one citizenship – Russian Federation”, – said United Russia.

According to him, the CEC, according to the law, verifies the presence of the second citizenship of candidates. “Therefore, none of the Deputy of the State Duma no citizenship of any country. If suddenly someone comes up, this person will automatically lose the status of a Deputy”, – said Neverov.

“When the sound of such statements [about the second citizenship deputies] they sound with the sole purpose to try to discredit the person. If someone has a need to obtain supporting documents, they will contact us officially, we can provide documentation confirming that Natalia Poklonskaya is a citizen of only one country – the Russian Federation”, – concluded the leader of the Duma United Russia.

For its part the first Deputy head of the faction “United Russia”, Adalbi Shhagoshev in intra-faction group, which included Natalia Poklonskaya, recalled that she has repeatedly said that with the annexation of Crimea to the Russian Federation have acquired Russian citizenship. “Any other nationality it does not. Those who raise the issue of the citizenship of Ukraine Natalia Poklonskaya, have one sole purpose – to discredit her” – said Shhagoshev.

Informed the edition “the Ukrainian truth” reported that neither the migration service of Ukraine, nor the foreign Ministry or other diplomatic institutions are not sent to the President representation about deprivation Poklonskaya Ukrainian citizenship.