The delegation of Russia at the autumn session of the parliamentary Assembly (PA) of the OSCE in Ulaanbaatar will raise the issue of inter-parliamentary contact group on the Ukrainian crisis, the conclusion about the creation of which was made last summer, but was never implemented because of the position of Kiev, said Last news the member of the delegation, head of the state Duma on CIS Affairs, Eurasian integration and relations with compatriots Leonid Slutsky.
The autumn session of OSCE PA will be held from fifteen to 18 September. The Russian delegation will be headed by the speaker of the state Duma Sergey Naryshkin. The conclusion about the creation of the inter-parliamentary contact group on Ukraine was adopted at the session of OSCE PA in June 2014 in Baku on the initiative Naryshkin, but since then it still does not work, because the Ukrainian delegation ignored the Decision.
"The tasks of our delegation, is, most importantly, to strengthen the OSCE PA as a negotiation platform in the parliamentary plane on such a complex issue, as the normalization of the situation in Ukraine. We will return to the issue of revitalizing the so-called Baku working group, finally, the creation of which was adopted on the initiative of Sergey Evgenyevich Naryshkin at the session of the OSCE PA in Baku, but which until now because of the position of the Ukrainian Parliament not to act, " said Slutsky Fins news .
in addition, according to his statement, the Russian deputies again will give an appropriate assessment to the decision of the Finnish authorities, who were denied entry into the country a number of authorized delegations of the Russian Federation, as well as among them Naryshkin, to attend the summer session of the Assembly. In response to this step, the delegation of Russia at full strength and they went to Helsinki.
Slutsky added that members of the Russian delegation also intend to discuss the role of the OSCE in the maintenance of peace and stability on the European continent.
"of course, We will talk about the role of the organization for security and cooperation in the European Union and its parliamentary Assembly to Express support for the continent's peace, stability, which is impossible without the participation of Russia and can't be with the participation of the forces which from overseas are trying to pursue a kind of transatlantic expansion in the European Union, to confuse the map, and view of the crisis taking place in Ukraine and Russia's role in this process," explained people's choice.