The parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe invited the Russian delegation to resume participation in the Assembly, said the Speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko.
"The parliamentary Assembly invites us to return. We don't mind not closing the door. But claimed that back then, when the PACE will completely abolish the discrimination of the Russian delegation, will restore our rights in full ", - she said in Thursday V.
According to Matvienko, Russia is "no half measures" will not accept and will return to work at the PACE only if you restore all permissions and rights delegation." PACE has driven itself into a dead end and must find a way out of it, " said she.
The Federation Council speaker stressed that PACE is " already feel I have made a gross mistake by putting us in a foul when We were supposed to leave this area ".
"in truth, our caring atmosphere in PACE, work PACE, I would have said, faded. Full participation of Russia in this organization did its work much more meaningful, focused on real and urgent issues. Such, for example, as a counteraction to the terrorist threat, addressing social issues, strengthening security in the EU and in the world in General