The inter-parliamentary Union supported the idea to hold events in countries that have no visa restrictions for members of Parliament, correspondents, the head of the international Department of the Federation Council Konstantin Kosachev.
before the proposal was made by Russia.
"The IPU reaffirms its loyalty to the principle and policy of the assemblies provided for in the statutes of the IPU, only in those countries which are invited all members and observers, and if their representatives are confident that they will be given participation required for visa ", He said.
He drew attention that " this principle will be implemented in practice ".
The IPU also hopes to conclude a new agreement on cooperation with the UN, which will bring institutional relationship on a stronger Foundation and broaden further the strategic partnership between the 2 organizations.
"Such events as the world conference of speakers of Parliament and the annual parliamentary hearing at the United Nations, must be formally recognized as such in official UN events to attend where all the members of Parliament, are properly assigned their parliaments from the member States of the UN must receive visas, According to the UN Agreement with the host country ", noted in the text.
in the event the IPU, which was held in late summer - early autumn in new York, the Russian delegation did not go, because the U.S. government gave Matvienko "truncated visa" because of the punishment introduced with regard to parliamentarians of the Russian Federation in connection with the situation in Ukraine.