The Federation Council recommended to reassign Zorkin to the post of head of the COP

© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite in photobacteria Zorkin. Archive photoThe Federation Council recommended to reassign Zorkin to the post of head of the COP© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite the image Bank

The relevant Committee of Federation Council on constitutional legislation recommended that the Federation Council to reassign Valery Zorkin to the post of head of the constitutional court of the Russian Federation, the corresponding decision was accepted on Tuesday.

The Federation Council will consider this issue at the meeting on 31 January.

«As the current term of office ends on February 22, his new mandate will start on the same day in the case of appointment by the Federation Council,» — said during the meeting, the Chairman of the Committee on constitutional legislation and state construction Andrey Klishas.

According to the Constitution, the senators claim the COP President, the candidate is brought by the President of the Russian Federation.

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