Senator: PACE will discuss the question of the credentials of the delegation of the Russian Federation on 28 or 29 January
The question of a possible restoration of the powers of the Russian delegation in PACE will be considered on 28 or 29 January, said Last news 1st Deputy Department head of the Federation Council international Affairs Vitaly Ignatenko.
in April 2014 because of the situation in Ukraine, the Russian delegation in PACE was deprived of the right to vote, the right to participate in the meetings of the statutory bodies and in monitoring the activities of the Assembly. The delegation left the meeting room To restore power. At the winter session of the range of capabilities of all delegations updated.
explaining the Agency's request for the upcoming session, Ignatenko recalled that " on the opening day of the winter session will be the confirmation of the powers of all the national delegations, members of the Assembly ". He believes that " there is no doubt that will be raised about the credentials of the Russian delegation ".
"in case of appeal powers of our delegation for the current year this Question, according to the agenda, will be discussed on 28 or 29 January," He said.
according to him, " the Assembly will look at the Question of the credentials of the delegation and will announce its decision on the results of voting of MPs PACE "." Before the Russian deputies will be working for the session along with colleagues from other countries: to vote, to speak, to participate in meetings of committees, " graduated from the Senator.
for reviews of the state Duma speaker Sergei Naryshkin, the PACE is looking for a reason to restore the Russian delegation rights, But if he wants to save face." I think They're way out of the impasse into which They have maneuvered themselves, " said Naryshkin in an interview to the newspaper
on the Question of what is meant by the impasse, the state Duma speaker said: " the Deprivation of Russia's voting rights, of course. They are looking for an excuse, a reason to restore our rights. But at the same time want to save face ".
reviews Naryshkin, PACE hear the arguments of Russia, not fully accept them, do not completely "no," But infinitely it can not continue ".
"They consent (not to say that publicly, But agree with our logic regarding the fact that such punishment is relatively parliamentarians invalid, because it is not consistent with the spirit of parliamentarism and democracy," He added.