PACE Rapporteur on Russia ready, if necessary, to visit the Russian Federation
The co-Rapporteur for the monitoring of obligations of the Russian Federation to the Council of Europe Theodore the Bakoyannis expressed regret in connection with the refusal of the Russian delegation to go at the PACE session and told about the readiness at any moment to visit the Russian Federation.
in April of the current year the delegation of Russia because of its position on the Crimea was deprived of voting rights, opportunities to participate in the work of the statutory bodies of the PACE and the ability to observe in the framework of the organization of the elections. Yesterday summer session the head of the Russian delegation in PACE Alexei Pushkov said about the fact that the delegation to go to Strasbourg if such conditions do not want.
" We are very sorry