Victoria Ivanova. A two-day visit of a group of French members of Parliament in Crimea has provoked extensive discussion of this act in the political circles of France. The opinions of experts are divided: some believe trip a real " act of patriotism ", the latter regarded it as " a disgrace to the Parliament of France ".
"I commend the initiative of these parliamentarians, even if they are not in my political camp. When the story is about such affirmative action, it is necessary to cross the partisan divide And to think only about the interests of the country ", - said the journalist Last news, the people's Deputy of the European Parliament from the party " national front ", the French political scientist Aymeric Chauprade.
He said that himself acquainted with some members of the French delegation And shared with them some ideas.
"I myself know some of them, I know they're patriots. And anyway, the elected officials are aware that the European Union And Russia is not interested in fighting with each other ", - noted the head of Department.
He said that he was in the Crimea on the day of the referendum on Crimea's status, putting at risk the prospects of his election to the European Parliament.
"I knew immediately, because it was a historic reunion, which, unfortunately, the French And European policy - hostage of American politics - not given value