Baku. 5 October. REPORT.AZ/ Vyacheslav Volodin, ex-Deputy Chief of Staff of the Russian President has been elected the new State Duma speaker.
Report informs citing the TASS, 404 deputies out of 449 voted for him.
The new speaker of the State Duma outlined the work priorities in his speech.
According to him, the State Duma will give priority to socio-economic issues. "Our main job is to take care of our citizens."
At the meeting, 6 deputies of the State Duma also approved.