The Federation Council cannot accept "flawed visa rules" the leadership of the United States, Responsibility for violation of the participation of the Russian delegation, world conference of speakers through the inter-Parliamentary Union falls squarely on Washington, said the Federation Council speaker Valentina Matvienko.
"The decision of the authorities of the United States is a blatant failures of international law, of its obligations to the international community, questioned the advisability of international events within the United States And is inadmissible ", - reported in a press-service of the Federation Council of the explanation of Matienko.
She clarified that the participation of the Russian delegation became impossible because of " flawed visa conditions "." The responsibility for this falls squarely on the US, adorning itself in the mantle of defenders of democracy And freedom of speech, once again blatantly violated basic norms of international communication And behavior, " added Matienko. In her expressions, " the United States create obstacles to the free exchange of views And do not want (maybe scared) to hear the point of view that does not coincide with the position of the capital of the United States "." The agenda of the conference speakers include discussion of some relevant key issues of international life, including the cooperation of parliamentarians in order to ensure international peace And security. And in these matters there are serious complaints against United States policy, obviously not to the liking of Washington. One can only regret about the fact that a major power uses such unworthy methods ", - said the head of the Federation Council. She said that "penalties against parliamentarians elected by residents of their country, for their political views in the twenty-first century look of wildness And resemble the middle ages. "" punishment – this seems to be a sign of weakness. They only reveal the failures of the policies of the United States is trying to shift on the Russian Federation responsible for the situation in Ukraine ", - said Matvienko, noting that "adopted by the authorities of the United States the Decision should not be taken as accepted on behalf of the American people that" she " want to cooperate, make friends with the Russians want peace And confidence in the future ". In early summer the head of the Federation Council received an invitation to the conference of the Interparliamentary Union, then itself Matvienko said that he had asked for a us visa to participate in the forum. Thus, She did not rule out that her visa will be denied. On Wednesday at the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation stated that the US gave Matvienko "truncated visa after long delays" as a result of its participation in major international events in new York were ripped off. In the Council of federations in response to the actions of the United States made a proposal to impose a ban on Kerry enter the Russian Federation. Remember, the United States has contributed Matvienko in the sanctions list, which implies a ban on entry to the site of the country And blocking of assets And property.