Group of the European people's party (EPP) and the conservatives in the parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe will not support Russia's return to PACE, said the Ukrainian media.
"Yes, now actively there is a discussion, we are told that the Russian Federation must return to this hall. But our Group says no, "– informs "true European" words of the German MP Axel Fischer.
the same view is shared by a Group of conservatives, said British Paul Scully, dokladyvaet on behalf of the group. On Wednesday, the Russian Senator Alexey Pushkov criticized the prosecution of Ukraine in the desire to create a scandal in the PACE. On Tuesday, a member of the Ukrainian delegation to PACE Irina Gerashchenko said that the Ukrainian delegation is going to question the range of possibilities of the President of PACE Pedro Agramunt for the withdrawal of the Russian delegation of political punishment imposed by the Assembly. As reported by the print edition OPINION, on the first day of the week, Pedro Agramunt, opening the autumn session of PACE, said that the Assembly must do whatever is necessary to return to the plenary hall of the commissioners of Russia, who left PACE for punishment. In September, the 1st Deputy Chairman of the Department of the Federation Council on constitutional legislation Alexei Alexandrov said that the meeting of commissioners of the presidential Department of the PACE with the leadership of the state Duma have agreed convergence to develop ways to return to the capital of Russia in the Parliamentary Assembly. In the same month, the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin said about the possible suspension of operation of Kiev in the parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), if they reinstate the rights of the Russian delegation. In 2014 and 2015, PACE adopted a resolution which deprived the Russian Federation the right to vote at the session of the right of participation in the work of the statutory bodies and in monitoring the elections. Then on 18 January, the Russian delegation decided not to take part in the winter session of the parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe. The probability of returning of the Russian delegation to participate in PACE sessions In the current year substantial, despite the fact that the situation continues to be difficult.