Authorized Deputy group of the European Parliament "for a new dialogue with Russia" expressed the desire to visit the Crimea and, perhaps, other regions of Russia, said Last news people's choice of the state Duma, co-Chairman of the friendship group with European Parliament, Ambassador extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Vasiliy Likhachev.
This authorized group of the European Parliament on Thursday took part in international parliamentary forum in the Russian capital, and on the last working day of the week they held the meeting, the speaker of the state Duma Sergey Naryshkin and members of the international Department of the state Duma.
"A visit to the Crimea in their plans exist. They want to come see with your own eyes what is happening there, and how the process of integration into the constitutional, legal, economic and cultural space of the Russian Federation. I made the initiative to visit not only the Crimea, but also to look in other regions, for example Tatarstan, "- said Likhachev following the meeting of the group of deputies of the European Parliament "for a new dialogue with Russia" with the first Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Vladimir Titov in the Russian capital.
According to the Deputy, and in the Crimea, and in the Republic of Tatarstan is ready to accept delegation of the European people's deputies, about It Likhachev was talking with speakers of Gossoveta both areas.
Likhachev explained that the band "for a new dialogue with Russia is" considering various options visit to Crimea, may be, will send several delegations." for example, They have the opportunity to send the Italian part of this group or the core of this group, or will gather a delegation of willing commissioners of the European Parliament. This enables to take into account the different political forces, " - said the people's Deputy.
reviews Likhachev, this group of people's deputies gave themselves " real, serious and promising partner and even ally of Russia ". This group includes Commissioners of 10 countries with the prospect of expansion - Italy, France, Germany, great Britain and other, reminded people's Deputy. According to Likhachev, the meetings with people's representatives on international parliamentary forum Empowered group "for a new dialogue with Russia" spoke about the fact that the initiative of the Russian Federation to make coalition against terrorism is correct. They also support the Russian position on President of the Syrian Republic Assad, said the people's Deputy.
"these data They will be promoted at upcoming hearings on the Syrian Arab Republic, which will be held in the next two weeks in the European Parliament ", - said Likhachev." They advocate a restoration of dialogue between parliamentary institutions of the European Parliament on relations with Russia and Russian group for relations with the European Parliament, " Likhachev.
Crimea did not recognize the legitimacy of the new Ukrainian government and decided to hold a referendum on the future life of the region. Valaisiana passed on March 16, 2014. In the Bulletin were made to two questions: "You for reunion of the Crimea with Russia on rights subject of the Russian Federation?" and " are You for the resumption of the Constitution of the Republic of Crimea of 1992 and for status of Crimea as part of Ukraine?"
the overwhelming number of voters (96, 77%) with a turnout of 83, 1% were in favor of reunification with Russia. The corresponding agreement was signed on 18 March, then it was approved by the State Duma and the Federation Council. They Also adopted Federal constitutional law on education 2 new regions of Russia - Republic of Crimea and the Federal city of Sevastopol. The head of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin signed both documents. Also before Putin said that the referendum in Crimea meets standards of international law and the UN Charter.
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