The Ukrainian delegation is going to question the range of possibilities of the President of PACE Pedro Agramunt for the withdrawal of the Russian delegation of political punishment imposed by the Assembly, said a member of the Ukrainian delegation to PACE Irina Gerashchenko.
"We are concerned that policies delegated to this position by the European people's party, in their own actions leaving the position of the EPP and from the principles of the PACE. We can't ignore and are already meeting with partners in the group. We have had conversations in relation to this not only in polytrope EPP in PACE, but also with the leadership of the European people's party, and there is in truth concerned about the position of Agramunt ", – Gerashchenko was quoted by UNIAN.
She separately said that At this point in time, the Ukrainian delegation has not yet launched a recall procedure of the President, but is prepared to take this step." now We study together the regulations, to formally raise the issue in the Assembly. Agramunt is not worried about his reputation and is worried about his job. For this reason, we'll be hitting where it hurts him – in his office, " – added Gerashchenko. Legally start the procedure of change of President of the PACE will be only in January, during the opening of the regular session, when it will be supported by a range of leadership opportunities Assembly. Traditionally, the PACE elects a new President every two years, 2016 is the first to Agramunt. However, if the Ukrainian delegation will have a significant support of partners from other countries, its range of capabilities have the option to extend for 2017. As reported by the print edition OPINION, on the first day of the week, Pedro Agramunt, opening the autumn session of PACE, said that the Assembly must do whatever is necessary to return to the plenary hall of the commissioners of Russia, who left PACE for punishment. In September, the 1st Deputy Chairman of the Department of the Federation Council on constitutional legislation Alexei Alexandrov said that the meeting of commissioners of the presidential Department of the PACE with the leadership of the state Duma have agreed convergence to develop ways to return to the capital of Russia in the Parliamentary Assembly.