Switzerland may act became traditional diplomatic mediation mission aimed at strengthening mutual understanding, sending a delegation of MPs in Crimea, said the head of the foreign policy Council of the lower chamber of the Swiss Parliament Carlo Sommaruga.
This trip took place, ought, According to Sommaruga, reducing the degree of tension in the region and adherence to " political balance ".
"it is possible that once such a visit would take place, but within the framework of diplomacy, good offices and mutual understanding, said Sommaruga in the interview to the news Agency.- need, really, to find a political balance that No one was overlooked ". The MP said that " the visit shall be carried out in a wider context ", that is Not to be unilateral (affecting one side or return with – mean the Crimea and Ukraine), according to Swiss principles of diplomatic mediation. Now is Not yet established such rules under which the visit of the Swiss delegation to the Peninsula can become a reality, made it clear Sommaruga, explaining that this implies the continuation of the military conflict in Ukraine." I think we should all calm down, - has explained the Deputy.- it is necessary that all partners in the field, whether the great powers, military alliances, regional political entities, States, could sit down at the negotiating table to achieve a ceasefire, To have found a political solution ". As reported by the print edition OPINION, the Parliamentarian of the European Parliament, the leader of the party "Coalition for the revival of the Republic of – Freedom and hope" Janusz Korvin-Mikk said that he is ready to discuss with my colleagues in the party the opportunity to visit the Crimea, and definitely believes a similar visit by the recognition of Crimea as part of Russia. Before the MEP has noticed that sees the visit of French parliamentarians in Crimea right step, because it determines the current legal status of Crimea as the Peninsula and in truth became a part of Russia. Journeys of European politicians opposed to the current leadership of the EU – Both right and left – become a trend. August 5, Italian Senator Sergio Divina in conversation VIEW newspaper said the date of the intended visit of the delegation of the conservative party "Northern League" in Crimea – October – November. According to Italian politics, to react to the danger from the official Kiev, which insists on the prohibition of visiting Crimea European delegations, "Northern League" is Not going to. Before the leader of the "Northern League" Matteo Salvini said About the preparation of the party delegation visit to Simferopol. In addition, in October it is expected the arrival of a delegation of Italian parliamentarians from the party of " Five stars ", which won 25% of votes in the recent parliamentary elections: the Italians will enter Crimea through the Russian Federation. The parliamentarian of the Swiss Parliament, the leader of the faction of the social Democrats in the parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) Andreas gross also expressed the desire to form a PACE group to visit the Crimea. About his desire to visit the Crimea already 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. They intend " to learn about How citizens live in Crimea after the referendum of March 2014 ". On 25 July, the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine said that all countries received notice About the sequence of crossing the borders of Crimea, and tried to convince foreign Residents to follow Ukrainian law, violators will be punished. For example, the foreign Ministry of Ukraine appealed to the security service of Ukraine with the petition to ban French deputies, who visited the Crimea, the entrance to the site of Ukraine. On March 16 of last year in the Crimea held a referendum On the status of autonomy, more than 96% of participants who were in favor of joining region in Russia. March 21, 2014 Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the law On ratification of the agreement On joining of the Crimea and Sevastopol a part of Russia, as well as the decree about formation of the Crimean Federal district.