Co-chair of the Association Franco-Russian dialogue ", people's choice Natssobraniya Thierry Mariani said that he considers as possible of the meeting of the inter-parliamentary Franco-Russian Commission before the end of the current year, depending on the situation of punishment.
"Is there a chance to convene before the end of the year the great Commission - Yes, but in that case, if there will be no punishment. The head of the National Assembly of the French Republic refused to participate in the meeting of the Grand Committee, because one of the French deputies got into a Russian stop-list. However, he forgot to add that up to this point, much more Russian people's deputies included in the sanction lists of the European Union, " he told reporters.
because of this, Mariani expressed hope that the parliamentary dialogue will enable the parties " to bring the situation to the removal of penalties From both sides ".
"And if We really wish to have a meeting of the Grand Committee, it will be basic for this rule", he added.
Answering the question about his attitude to the reunification of the Crimea With the Russian Federation, Mariani said that this issue is not negotiable.
"We can't forget about the fact that the people of Crimea held valaisiana And the will of the people was made the conclusion about the reunion. On the reverse side, for the past year, the situation in Crimea calms down And gets better, that's the reason himself to me crystal clear that the return of Crimea to the Russian Federation is not a matter for discussion, " he said.
Western countries Since March 2014 several times already imposed penalties because Russia's position on Ukraine. In March 2015 has been extended sanctions List of the USA, and in June the sanctions List of Canada. In addition, on 22 June, the head of the EU foreign Ministers meeting in Luxembourg have extended the economic sanctions until 31 January 2016.
The list of Russian citizens And organizations who have fallen under the punishment - in the material of the Fins news