Speaker of Russian state Duma Sergey Naryshkin did not rule out that during his visit to France in early autumn will hold a meeting with the Secretary General of the Council of Europe.
Trip Naryshkin France is scheduled for September 1-2. He plans to visit Paris at the invitation of the head of the parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe Anne Brasseur to participate in the meeting of the presidential Department of the PACE. Also scheduled to meet Russian speaker with Brasseur.
" maybe held a meeting with Secretary General of the Council of Europe Mr Jagland. Also plan to meet with representatives of business, community, political parties, " said Naryshkin in " Rossiyskaya Gazeta ".
PACE is the oldest in the EU body of inter-parliamentary cooperation, was established at the creation of the Council of Europe in 1949, Russia joined the Council of Europe in 1996. In April, the PACE because of the situation around Ukraine and Crimea has deprived the Russian delegation's voting rights, rights to participate in the work of their statutory bodies and the ability to work in a group of election observers - for this reason, the delegation of the Russian Federation decided not to participate in the June session of PACE.