Vice-speaker of the Federation Council: Russia will not transfer the entire contribution of the Council of Europe in the beginning of the year
Russia wants to revise the allocations of contributions to the Council of Europe, not listing in the future, the entire fee at the beginning of the year, this issue is able to be solved in the beginning of winter, said Last news on the first day of the week, the Vice-speaker of the Federation Council Ilyas Umakhanov.
at the April session of PACE took about Russia tough resolution in connection with the position of the Russian Federation in Ukraine and introduced a number of sanctions on the Russian delegation. For example, the deputies of the Russian Federation is prohibited until the end of the year to vote, to participate in the presidential Committee and the Bureau of the Assembly, as well as to participate in the mission of election observers in different countries. The members of the delegation of the Russian Federation in response told that the Russian Federation may also take a variety of measures, for example to request to return our country contribution in the Assembly, which is more than twenty-two million euros.
" The task is to return the fee was not, as it provides a long legal battle. But the situation has forced us as a whole to reconsider our approaches. The Russian Federation will not enumerate the entire down payment at the beginning of the year for the entire annual period, " said Umakhanov.
according to him, the technology transfer of funds now will be different, reflecting the real part of the Russian delegation in those or other events, and meet rational and reasonable expenditures. According to the Vice-speaker of the Federation Council, this issue is able to be solved in the beginning of winter, yesterday the transfer of funds.
According to Umakhanov, this solution has the capability to be accepted, " reflections on such information is ". The Senator explained that the existing fee - payments of the Russian Federation to the Council of Europe, which involves working in the parliamentary format.
He also said that the presidency was not formally stated about the fact that the Russian delegation has the opportunity to be ahead of time, until January 1, 2015, restored in their rights." Such treatment I did not see that, " He said.
The Senator noticed that a return to the PACE - for the delegation of the Russian Federation is not an end in itself." Our delegation may at any time to go to the Assembly. The story is about discrimination against the Russian Parliament, which made the PACE, thereby driving themselves into a corner and withdrawing from discussion of topical issues of world politics, and on the European continent, " said Umakhanov.