More and more people's deputies, members of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, understand that it is necessary to make rules for the return of Russia to participate in the work of this organization, however, the Russian deputies will not accept half measures from the PACE and will not work for "any defective conditions," but only with full restoration of all rights, told reporters the Federation Council speaker Valentina Matvienko.
"More and more people's deputies represented in the Assembly, now understand that it is necessary, of course, to make rules for the return of Russia in this Parliamentary structure. Hopefully, that will happen, " - said Matvienko during her visit to Brazil.
in her expressions, the Russian Federation is ready to work at the organization, but only on their terms.
"We take no half measures from the PACE, and We can't afford, so We worked on some deficient conditions ", - said the speaker of the Federation Council.
She also stressed that the Russian Federation is interested in cooperation with all institutions of the Council of Europe." We are one of the major contributors of the Council of Europe. Fees are the same, it is not divided into PACE financing and other institutions. We cannot reduce own Contribution, that would be wrong