A message condemning the decision of the Finnish authorities about the refusal of entry of a delegation of Russian parliamentarians to participate in the PACE session was released on the last working day of the week the Russian state Duma.
in the circulation, which was adopted on the last working day of the week the State Duma on the issue of refusal of Finland to allow the entry of Russian parliamentarians in the country to participate in the session of the OSCE parliamentary Assembly, reported that such actions of the Finnish side could undermine the dialogue.
"The state Duma strongly condemns the decision of the government of Finland. In such conditions, an equitable political dialogue impossible. Sanctions against Russian parliamentarians and delegations threatened to undermine this dialogue with all the negative consequences for security and political atmosphere in Europe ", - quotes the message RIA " news "." the deputies of the state Duma believe that the current situation was the result of a hostile, injurious to the security and stability in the EU policy towards Russia, which is conducted by the member States of the European Union in many respects "at the behest" of the capital of the USA ", - stated in the document." the deputies of the State Duma has stated many times that the restrictive measures concerning parliamentarians counterproductive: it is at the current session, the delegation of Russia was wants to offer to adopt the resolution " About the illegality of the use of punishment relative to parliamentarians of States-participants of OSCE." In addition, the session agenda are issues relating to the fall in Ukraine ", - is said in the statement." the meeting of the parliamentary Assembly will be held, in the absence of commissioners Russia – major European countries, without which it is impossible and pointless addressing issues of European security. The non-participation of Russia, no doubt, undermines the credibility of this session and eliminates it into a full-fledged pan-European format ", - summed up the deputies of the State Duma. In the petition, the draft of which was shown on consideration of deputies the head of the Duma Department for international Affairs Alexei Pushkov, expressed regret and embarrassment over because of the decision of Finland on the refusal to issue visas to the State Duma deputies, included in the Russian delegation to participate in the 24th annual session of the OSCE PA to be held July 5-9 in Helsinki and will be timed to the 40th anniversary of the adoption of the Helsinki Final act. The draft strongly condemns the discriminatory Decision of the government of Finland. At the same time stated that "in such conditions, an equitable political dialogue impossible," and "Sanctions against Russian parliamentarians and delegations threatened to undermine this dialogue with all the negative consequences for the security and political environment on the European continent," according to the Internet representation of the state Duma. As reported by the print edition OPINION, before Alexei Pushkov did not rule out that Finland could fall under the law on economic measures that Russia launch on warning applies against the States imposing anti-Russian sanctions. The Helsinki decision on refusal of entry are small members of the Russian delegation acknowledged improperly Authorized the parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) – organization, which itself has imposed penalties against the Russian delegation. Remember, Finland has decided not to give the speaker of the state Duma of Russia Sergei Naryshkin permission to enter the country to participate in the session of the OSCE parliamentary Assembly in July due to the fact that he is placed in the sanctions list of the EU. In the Russian Federation have reacted to it very negatively quickly. For example, July 1, the foreign Ministry said that the refusal of Finland entry Naryshkin harm bilateral relations. Later Finland on the official level did not agree with the allegations of a hostile attitude toward Russia.