The PACE in the 1st of draft decisions of the monitoring unit to report on the new powers of the Russian delegation proposes to return them, but on certain conditions.
The PACE in Tuesday night after a nine hour debate, adopted a resolution inviting the Russian delegation to participate in the June session, although the possibility of challenging the credentials of delegations is maintained. The resolution Also States that the rights of delegations, to vote, to speak and to be presented are not subject to sanctions. The delegation of the Russian Federation for the first time in 2016 have filed a petition for a confirmation of its powers in PACE.
On Tuesday, at the initiative of the Ukrainian and Georgian MPs, the new range of possibilities of the Russian delegation were challenged both in terms of substance on procedural grounds. According to the rules of procedures it was decided to prepare a report on the credentials of the delegation in a 24 hour period by the Committee on rules and regulations and the monitoring Committee.
according to the rules of the Assembly, the Delegation in such cases may participate in the session, but She can't vote on your issue.
The delegation of Russia said that will not participate in the session, as long as it will not be returned to the range of possibilities. She Also indicated that if the report by the authority on 26 June will be used the slightest punishment, the Delegation will leave Strasbourg and again it will refuse to work in PACE.
according to tradition, during the discussion on the draft document, the deputies first discuss the report, then the amendments thereto and decisions and after - the text of the approved amendments. The document was adopted by simple majority of parliamentarians.
in the draft decision text to the report on the credentials received in a Last news , reported: "regretting the lack of cooperation from the Russian Federation During the monitoring procedure of the parliamentary Assembly, the monitoring Committee expressed concern on the growing number of negative trends concerning democracy, the rule of law and human rights, which influences the fulfilment of other obligations and commitments of the Russian Federation ".
the project, which is yet to be filed amendments, it is noted that " at the same time it should be emphasized that the Assembly always remained committed to dialogue as a means of achieving durable solutions, what demonstrate the above-mentioned decision ".
similarly, the draft States that " the Delegation of Russia shall, without any further delay, to return to interaction with the monitoring Committee and all other committees of the Assembly and to engage in constructive dialogue about the performance of its obligations and liabilities. Access to authorized monitoring of the Council of Europe must be given ".
in addition, the " Assembly agitates the Russian authorities to free the 24 Ukrainian seafarers captured in the Kerch Strait on charge in illegal crossing of border of the Russian Federation, and Also promptly pay all fees owed to the budget of the Council of Europe ".
in the project, Russia offered " without doubt and in full force cooperating with mutual investigation team and the Dutch public Prosecutor's office in bringing to justice the perpetrators of the Downing of flight MH17 Malaysia Airlines ".
The Assembly Also proposes to " take effective measures to prevent violations of the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people, for example in the Chechen Republic..." PACE Also asks " is fully cooperating with the international community in the investigation of the murder of Boris Nemtsov ".
PACE expects " a clear offer of dialogue will be mutual, and will lead to concrete results."
the draft proposes " a monitoring Committee to submit a report on the performance of the obligations of the Russian Federation in the shortest time possible, but no later than the April session of 2020."