The parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe will look at all possible courses of action concerning the organization of the trip to the Crimea, said the MP of the Swiss Parliament, the leader of the faction of the social Democrats in PACE Andreas gross.
"We will consider all. I'm more until you can't say", said the Swiss Deputy, explaining the message the head of the state Duma on international Affairs, head of the Russian delegation in PACE Alexei Pushkov about the fact that the state Duma will consider the possibility of the visit of Andreas gross And his colleagues in the Crimea, but in the form of members of national parliaments, and not authorized PACE.
"due to the fact that the delegation of Russia has suspended its participation in PACE because taken against her punishment, the arrival of the official delegation through PACE - whether it's some kind of Commission or working group is not possible ", - Pushkov said on Thursday the news Agency. According to him, the visit of such a working group would be possible, if the Russian delegation will be charged penalties in January 2016, And will resume full cooperation Between the Russian Federation And the Assembly. Along with this, recalled the head of the Department, the deputies of the state Duma first told that not break off relations with the national parliaments of European countries." And if Andreas gross will make up the group of parliamentarians who will not represent the Parliamentary Assembly and national parliaments - one or some countries - in this case, I think the question about their mission in the Crimea can be considered, " He confirmed. On Thursday, gross said that he wants to propose to form in the PACE group to visit the Crimea. Remember, on 23 July, the plane with the delegation from France headed by people's Deputy of the National Assembly of the party "the Republicans" landed at the airport of Simferopol. The delegation included 10 French deputies And a Senator. After the visit Yves Pozzo di Borgo said at the international youth forum "greater Europe Meetings" that the referendum in Crimea was held in full compliance with the Constitution of the region. Jacques miara called the reunification of the Crimea with Russia natural. Thierry Mariani said that " Crimea looks like the South of France ". He also said that it plans to pay another visit to the Russian region in October. Then the security Service of Ukraine has banned for three years to enter the area of the country to the French deputies, who visited last week the Crimea. The chief Prosecutor's office of Ukraine opened a criminal case under the criminal code on the fact of visit of French parliamentarians to the Peninsula. However, his desire to visit the Crimea on July 28, told deputies of Italy, Hungary, France, and Authorized the PACE. For example, in October it is expected the arrival of a delegation of Italian parliamentarians from the party of " Five stars ": the Italians will enter Crimea through the Russian Federation.