The head of the OSCE parliamentary Assembly Ilkka Kanerva promised to sign up to the EU leadership initiative not to use sanctions limits to members of the national delegations participating in the work of the Assembly.
"I made it clear that the parliamentary Assembly of the OSCE is doing everything in their power to make such rules, which would allow them to waive any penalties and restrictions on the participation of certain delegations in the Assembly ", – transmits bi-Bi-si the words of the head of the OSCE PA. After meeting with the speaker of the State Duma Sergei Naryshkin Kanerva has noticed that considers it important to give the Russian delegation the opportunity to contribute to the work of the Assembly. Naryshkin, for his part, said that Moscow is one of the Western extension of punishments " as to the weather forecast ". Yesterday Naryshkin tried to convince the Duma to willingness to work in a "bandit punishment" of the West. On Tuesday officially entered into force extending for six months the actions of the EU black list, which included 149 individuals and 37 companies of Russia. Yesterday, the EU source said that the Council of the European Union blessed the extension Until March 2016 penalties against individuals and legal entities from Russia and Ukraine, which the European Union considers responsible for undermining the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine. In early fall the Committee of permanent Plenipotentiaries of the countries – EU members agreed to extend Until March 2016, the individual punishment against the people of Russia and Ukraine, which the European Union considers responsible for undermining the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine. The EU imposed individual sentences in March of 2014 and many times extended list, And in March 2015, extended the measures To fifteen September. Currently in the sanctions list includes 150 people, among them Russian officials and Authorized LNR and DND, And 37 legal entities. Naryshkin called political shamelessness and blatant violations of democratic values of the punishment relative to Russian parliamentarians and international organizations." A striking example – punishment the United States and its obedient satellites against our parliamentarians, and Now against international organizations that do not give a full to work, using all kinds of visa limits", - has declared by the speaker of the State Duma." Talking about it, for such a political shamelessness and flagrant disregard for the values of democracy, as demonstrated by Washington concerning the chief of our delegation, Valentina Ivanovna Matviyenko invited to the session of the inter-Parliamentary Union, was not even in the years of the cold war ", – Naryshkin said. He said that even during the cold war, Western leaders appreciated the international dialogue. Remember, in the early summer, the head of the Federation Council received an invitation to the conference of the Interparliamentary Union, then itself Matvienko said that he had asked for a us visa to participate in the forum. However, she conceded that her visa will be denied.
at the end of summer to the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation stated that the US gave Matvienko "truncated visa After long delays" as a result of its participation in major international events in new York were ripped off. And in early July, Finland decided not to give the speaker of the state Duma of Russia Sergei Naryshkin permission to enter the country to participate in the session of the OSCE parliamentary Assembly in July, due to the fact that It is placed in the sanctions list of the EU. In the Russian Federation have reacted to it very negatively quickly. For example, July 1, the foreign Ministry said that the refusal of Finland entry Naryshkin harm bilateral relations. Later Finland on the official level did not agree with the allegations of a hostile attitude toward Russia. Naryshkin also said that the sixth convocation of the State Duma confirmed the importance of the shift away from pointless confrontation and constructive dialogue between the political forces." Our convocation is already confirmed as an important state in a constructive dialogue of all political forces, as an important departure from the useless, senseless confrontation. By the way this has played a crucial role in raising the authority of the State Duma ", – Naryshkin said. He also clarified the importance of regional elections held." Held in Sunday's elections will help us to assess how the results of the last before the change in the electoral law and the achieved level of parliamentary democracy ", – added the speaker of the lower house of Parliament. Before that Naryshkin urged parliamentarians not to download the seventh convocation subsequent work on ill-conceived bills.