In Finland there is a high level of disagreement with the authorities because of the decision to refuse the Russian deputies entry to participate in the summer session of the OSCE PA, said the head of the international Department of the state Duma Alexei Pushkov.
Finland did not want to give permission to enter under the punishments of the Russian deputies, including the speaker of the state Duma Sergei Naryshkin, to participate in the summer session of the OSCE PA. In response to this step, the delegation of the Russian Federation has decided in full force not to go to Helsinki. Yesterday the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation said that Moscow considers the refusal Helsinki to permit entry to Naryshkin as frankly unfriendly act.
"We're able to capture a sufficiently broad And high level of disagreement with the decision taken in Helsinki," said Fins news the gun. He said that has already been made a number of statements criticizing the decision of the Finnish authorities, for example, from the ruling party, which won most votes in the last election." head of international Affairs, the Commissioner of the party spoke critically about this decision. Spoke with certain members of the Finnish government, " He added.
Former speaker of the Finnish Parliament, the head of the parliamentary group of friendship with Russia Eero Eero heinaluoma, who this week met with the speaker of the state Duma in the Russian capital, Also criticized the decision of the authorities of Finland." Also negatively evaluates the decision of the recent foreign Minister, social Democrat Mr (Erkki) Tuomioja, who currently remains highly influential Finnish politician And remains a people's Deputy of the Finnish Parliament, " - said Pushkov.
Great regret that the delegation of the Russian Federation in full will not take part in the session of the OSCE PA, was expressed by the head of the organization Ilkka Kanerva, who believes that in terms of the political fall should not limit, and to strengthen inter-parliamentary dialogue, added the gun.
along with this, He emphasized that only 3 EU countries - Estonia, Lithuania And Romania - have officially denounced the Russian people's deputies in the restrictive lists, could come to the platform of Finland." according to my information, influential States of the EU made it clear to the Finnish government that they consider expedient for the Russian people's representatives were allowed to participate in this session ", - noticed the gun.
according to his statement, the EU documents that impose penalties against Russian politicians, among them parliamentarians, is an indication that if held international event that aims to promote the situation And the decision of the fall in Ukraine, the parties to it is an exemption from punishment.
"in my opinion, the Finnish government had good reason to invoke this provision, which is present in the relevant decision of the EU. But, unfortunately, the Finnish authorities took a different path. And this was the reason that instead of receiving a full-fledged OSCE PA in the 40th anniversary of the Helsinki act on security And cooperation in the European Union