Konovalov: if Russia will emerge from the CE, then stops, and the competence of the ECtHR
The head of the Ministry of justice Alexander Konovalov said that in case of withdrawal of Russia from the Council of Europe within the Russian Federation will stop the competence of the European court of human rights (ECHR).
" needless to say, the output from the Council of Europe shall mean termination of the competence of the ECtHR. Only - there is a disclaimer that the works that have time to do at the present time continue to be addressed, " said Konovalov.
on Wednesday, the PACE has deprived the Russian delegation's voting rights until April, thereby extending introduced last April penalties because of the situation in Ukraine. The head of the delegation Alexei Pushkov said that the Russian Federation PACE leaves before the end of the year. According to him, at the end of the year will be to address the question of Russian membership in the Council of Europe.