Press Secretary of the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Peskov called outrageous and unacceptable refusal to the state Duma speaker Sergei Naryshkin entry to Finland to the OSCE PA session, an expert appraisal will give the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
first it was announced that Finland had decided not to issue Naryshkin permission to enter the country to participate in the session of the OSCE PA to be held in Helsinki from 5 to 9 July. It was expected that Naryshkin will head the Russian delegation at the session. Residence of the Ambassador of Finland in the Russian Federation explained the non-issuance of permits for the entry of the speaker of the state Duma of the Russian Deputy included in the sanctions "blacklist" of the European Union.
"without a doubt, the theme should probably ask in the MFA, but in General, no doubt, we think this is outrageous because the head of chambers of the Federal Assembly, as far as I know, was not going to participate in bilateral relations and in the international event," Peskov told reporters, explaining the refusal of Finland to issue Naryshkin permission to enter the country to participate in the event by the OSCE.
"of course, the same denial we deem unacceptable, but, at the same time, in this case, we need a good estimation, and it can be given the foreign Ministry," added Sands.
the MP of the state Duma Alexei Pushkov stated before that the Russian Federation wants to offer the PA OSCE draft decision in which the exclusion of parliamentarians from the " black list ".
Relations between Russia and the West deteriorated in connection with the situation in Ukraine. Before the US and EU has imposed punishment on a number of Russian Residents, they are prohibited from entering the EU because of their positions on Crimea and Ukraine. Over the past year the sanctions List, many times replenished with new individuals and legal entities. Summer 2014 was added and sectoral economic penalties. In response, Russia restricted imports of food items from States that have entered against her punishment: USA, EU, Canada, Australia and Norway.
Western countries since March 2014 several times already imposed penalties because Russia's position on Ukraine. In March 2015 has been extended sanctions List of the USA, and in June the sanctions List of Canada. In addition, on 22 June, the foreign Minister of EU member States at a meeting in Luxembourg has extended the economic sanctions until 31 January 2016.
The list of Russian citizens and organizations who have fallen under the punishment - in the material of the Fins news