The U.S. Congress has the opportunity to be restored Association, advocating for the continuation of active dialogue with the Russian Federation, said at the meeting with the head of the international Department of the Federation Council Konstantin Kosachev Authorized the commissioners Chamber.
"U.S. congressmen informed his Russian counterpart about the intention to initiate the reconstruction in the chamber authorized the U.S. Congress the so-called "Russian metal" that unites the congressmen who support the continuation of active dialogue with Russia ", - is informed in the report of the press service of the Federation Council.
at the meeting both parties expressed disagreement with the practice of compiling various " black lists ", the beginning of the current phase which began with the adoption in the U.S. " Magnitsky Act ", as well as the proliferation of sanctions on members of Parliament. Kosachev emphasized the inadmissibility of possible failures in American visas for members of the delegation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation is planning to participate In the meeting of Directors of the parliaments of member States of the inter-Parliamentary Union in new York in late summer - early fall of this year. This position was clearly supported by American congressmen, who promised to take under the supervision of the actions of the US administration, according to the press service.
the meeting also discussed in detail the causes, development and prospects for settlement of the fall in Ukraine, the most important thing from the position of an unconditional and consistent implementation by all parties of the Minsk agreements. Us congressmen expressed appreciation for the efforts of the Russian diplomacy to address the issue of weapons of mass destruction in the Syrian Arab Republic and Iran's nuclear issue.
during the conversation they also discussed prospects of recovery of the Russian-American dialogue on parliamentary lines. The head of the international Department of the Federation Council recalled successfully proven some time ago the format of the General meetings of the committees on international Affairs of the chambers of the Russian and us parliaments and made the initiative to discuss the possibility of its re-launch.
The meeting was attended by a delegation of U.S. congressmen headed by a member of the chamber of representatives of the Republican party Dana Rohrabacher, who heads the Committee on international relations Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and emerging threats. American MPs are in Russia on a working visit.