The deputies of the National Assembly and a member of the Senate of France on the last working day of the week gave the French cultural center Alliance Francaise " in Sevastopol 50 books in the French language.
Each of the members of the delegation brought a few books in French – as a popular genre, and the masterpieces of National literature, reports news Agency.
According to the authorized center, they have not received new literature from April 2014 due to the closure of the border with Ukraine and the limits of supplies from Europe." This will be the testimony of our appreciation", - has declared the Head of the French delegation Thierry Mariani. In addition, Senator Pozzo di Borgo spoke with a personal proposal to allocate the center of the 5 thousand Euros for the development. He complained that it will be difficult to do It quickly because of the restrictions on the transfer of funds from the French credit institutions on the Peninsula. The head of the state Duma on CIS Affairs Leonid Slutsky said that will contribute to this process, and also expressed regret that the Russian "Alliance fran?aise" refuses to cooperate with the Crimean colleagues. On Thursday, the Head of the delegation of the French Parliament in Crimea Thierry Mariani said that he sees no reason for maintaining the European sanctions against Russia. The Deputy reminded that the purpose of the trip of the French deputies – to see what is happening in Crimea. In addition, Mariani said that if the Crimea in March of last year was not a referendum, could be events similar to those that occur in the Donbass. French MPs also called unacceptable the fact that Crimeans do not issue Schengen visas. Remember, the plane on Thursday with a delegation from France headed by people's Deputy of the National Assembly of the party "the Republicans" landed at the airport of Simferopol. The head of delegation of French parliamentarians said that the elected officials are feeling the pressure in connection with a trip to the Crimea, but it is not a serious problem. The delegation included 10 French MPs and the Senator, they will meet with commissioners from local authorities, residents and travelers on embankments. Eight participants – the center-right members of the party of Nicolas Sarkozy "Republicans" (former " Union for a popular movement ), one – from centrists and leftists. French foreign Minister Laurent Fabius reacted with hostility to the visit of the deputies in the Crimea, the French deputies advised to refrain from travelling to the Peninsula.