The Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed on the phone with President of Finland Sauli niinist? ban on entry to the speaker of the State Duma of Russia Sergei Naryshkin.
The telephone conversation was initiated by the Finnish side." They discussed the situation in bilateral relations after the ban on entry to Finland members of the official Russian delegation headed by Chairman of the state Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Sergey Naryshkin ", – results reported in the report on the Internet representation of the Kremlin.
"Confidence was expressed that, despite the influence of external factors, Russia and Finland Overall action will save the good-neighborly and friendly relations between 2 countries. In this regard, vividly highlighted the importance and relevance of the agreements reached during the visit Sauli niinist? in the capital of Russia, on 16 June 2015. Discussed projects of Russian-Finnish cooperation, – reported in the report." The leaders also exchanged views on topical international issues, including Ukraine and the results of the Vienna talks on Iran's nuclear program", - has declared To the Russian leadership. On the first day of the week it was made public interview Naryshkin, in which he linked the collapse of a United Europe with a deficit of morality." Happened what we have been intimidated our European partners – their unscrupulous, destructive policy in Ukraine boomerang will fall upon the entire continent, " - said Naryshkin. July 9, the Secretary General of the OSCE parliamentary Assembly Spencer Oliver called the error the refusal of Finland's entry to the Russian deputies. On the same day Ilkka Kanerva has confirmed readiness to propose to the EU to soften the rules of using the sanctions list regarding parliamentarians. 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 it 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.