The PACE President Anne Brasseur expressed hope that the Russian Federation and the Assembly will be able to find ways out of the fall in relations until January 2015.
in April PACE because of the situation around Ukraine and Crimea deprived the Russian delegation's voting rights, rights of participation in the statutory bodies of the Assembly and of the possibility to work in a group of election observers. In this situation, the delegation of the Russian Federation decided not to participate in the June session of PACE.
in an interview Last news Brasseur drew attention to the fact that the decisions relate only to this session, which ends in January 2015 (plenary part of the annual session of the Assembly are held four times a year)." in January 2015 confirmed the range of possibilities all national delegations, " She said.
" I have a dream before I can solve the conflict, because if the conflict is resolved, I see no reason (to) again to give the Russian delegation of powers ", - said the Brasseur, adding, " what if the crisis will last and nothing will change, I don't know how you will react, I cannot speak for the overwhelming majority, see."
" For this reason I tried to explain to Mr. (to the state Duma speaker Sergei) and Mr. Naryshkin (the head of the state Duma on international Affairs Alexei) Puchkovo, which is very important that you were there at the meetings of the commissions to communicate in person, and explain the situation, position, " said the Head of PACE.
its vision is " in the interests of the Russian delegation to participate in our work." She explained that the delegation can take part in it, to speak, to discuss, but not to vote ".