The counting of votes in the inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) on the issue on holding in St. Petersburg Assembly of the organization in October of 2017 showed that Ukraine remained in isolation and that the world's increasing understanding that the truth behind the rhetoric of the regime in Kiev, said the speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko.
"Was a landmark event that showed who in reality is in the world in isolation. In such isolation left Ukraine ", - the news Agency the message Matvienko, who participated yesterday in the meeting of the IPU Assembly.
However, she clarified that the behavior of the Ukrainian delegation to the Assembly, was contrary to all diplomatic norms, and her presentation was provocative and deceitful character. The support given to Russia by the majority of Assembly delegates, shows "a complete failure of confrontational policy" of Kiev, said the head of the Federation Council. The Senator is confident that such attacks on any international platforms Authorized of Ukraine are trying to distract public opinion from the crimes committed in the country." But these numbers did not pass, it becomes increasingly Clear that the regime is behind the Kiev authorities who is and what they are ", Greg said Matvienko. The fact that the forum of MPs, which includes parliaments 170 countries and eleven inter-parliamentary associations, to take place in Russia testifies to the recognition of its role in the world, I'm sure the head of the Federation Council." This is a victory for our parliamentary diplomacy, we are satisfied with this decision and will do everything to 137-I the IPU Assembly passed respectably ", ? she said, adding that the Russian Federation will offer attendees of the forum "constructive agenda" aimed at avoiding confrontations and a development environment for an open exchange of views between parliamentarians of different countries. Yesterday at the 135th Assembly of the organization against the candidacy of the Northern capital is fundamentally made by the delegation of Ukraine, explaining his position by the " aggression of Russia in the Crimea ", "the bloody war in the Donbass" and even humanitarian situation in Aleppo. The Ukrainian delegation made a proposal to hold the 137th Assembly of the IPU in Geneva, but in the process the total vote 157 138 votes were cast for the holding of the Assembly in Saint-Petersburg and only 19 votes ? against. In addition, the MPs on Wednesday tried to convince the Russian Federation and the United States to resume dialogue on the Syrian Arab Republic. Notably, Moscow has many times stated that it is not involved in the events in southeastern Ukraine, not a party to domestic conflict and is interested in Ukraine overcame political and economic crisis. Recall, Sevastopol and the Crimea became part of Russia according to the results of the March referendum in 2014. Reunification with Russia was supported by 96, 77% of Crimean residents and 95, 6% of Sevastopol. 21 Mar 2014 Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the law on ratification of the agreement on joining of the Crimea and Sevastopol a part of Russia, and also the decree about formation of the Crimean Federal district. Ukraine still considers Crimea its But " occupied territory ". The leadership of Russia many times stated that the inhabitants of Crimea democratically in full compliance with international law and the UN Charter voted for