The head of the OSCE parliamentary Assembly Ilkka Kanerva in the process of negotiations with the speaker of the State Duma of Russia Sergei Naryshkin said that the issues of Europe is impossible without the participation of the Russian capital.
"in my opinion, the situation in the European Union at the moment is very difficult. We face a number of difficulties. Undoubtedly, in practice, the resolution of these issues without Russia is impossible, "he said, reports RIA" Novosti ".
The head of the OSCE PA also said that he considers necessary to resolve problems arising between the organization headed by him and Russia." I very much wish We could all go in one table and all 57 countries could again get together and start working. For this reason I think it necessary to normalize our relations and to resolve problems that arise between the parliamentary Assembly of the OSCE and Russia, and then start the contacts, " he said. First, July 9, Ilkka Kanerva has confirmed readiness to propose to the EU to soften the rules of using the sanctions list regarding parliamentarians. Remember, in the beginning of July, Finland 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. In addition, the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin in the process of negotiations with President of Finland Sauli niinist? said legal incorrectness adopted under pressure from some members of the EU decision on the ban on entry Naryshkin. The Secretary General of the OSCE parliamentary Assembly Spencer Oliver also called the error the refusal of the Finnish entry to the Russian deputies. July 13 was published interviews Naryshkin, in which he linked the collapse of a United Europe with a deficit of morality." Happened what We have been intimidated by our European partners: their unscrupulous, destructive policy in Ukraine boomerang will fall upon the entire continent, – Naryshkin said.