Every six months, the renewal of personal sanctions against parliamentarians is a contribution to a new " cold war ", and in the sphere of parliamentary Affairs came the most difficult period in the last 25 years, said head of the state Duma on international Affairs Alexei Pushkov.
"in the" black list " of the EU are 17 Russian deputies and senators. Every six months, the renewal of personal punishment is a contribution to a new " cold war ". In the West There are forces interested in this. We believe that mutual rejection of the "black lists" is the most important way to restore parliamentary communication and dialogue between civil societies, "said Pushkov in the interview to" Rossiyskaya Gazeta ".
in his vision, in the field of parliamentary Affairs at the present time, the most difficult period in the last 25 years." These relations are reduced to a minimum ", - said the people's Deputy.
Pushkov reminded that the delegation of the Russian Federation will be absent in the parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe until January 2016, because by the end of June the PACE, though, and agreed the range of possibilities of the Russian Parliament, but dropped the previous sanction limits." The latest resolution does contain the risk of invalidation of the credentials of the Russian delegation in the future. Thus the PACE itself is isolating itself from Russia and reduce its own political weight. This organization does not play any role in the decision of the Ukrainian fall, because We are absent in Strasbourg, " he noted.
While Pushkov said that the Russian parliamentarians remain bilateral relations with the parliaments of several European countries - most importantly France." There are contacts with the Bundestag, Italian, Portuguese, Greek parliamentarians, " he said.