The delegation of the Swiss Parliament can Express the support of the Russian Federation at the meeting of the parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, where on Wednesday will decide on the extension of the authority of the Russian Federation in the Assembly, told reporters on Tuesday, the Vice-speaker of the Federation Council Yuri Vorobiev following the meeting of the friendship group " Switzerland-Russia ", in which he holds the post of co-Chairman.
" I raised the question of parliamentary position of the Swiss delegation to the PACE, which is currently in Strasbourg. We have heard that there are great expectations that the Swiss Delegation would support Russia's position. Maybe there is our contribution, " said the Senator.
Co-chair of the group of friendship with the Swiss side Filippo Lombardi said that the citizens do not want war, and deputies as Authorized his people are obliged to take the side of peace." I dream that the position of the majority of Swiss parliamentarians, who are currently in the parliamentary Assembly of the COE, will also go in this direction", he said, noting that the visit of the delegation of the friendship group "Switzerland-Russia" in the Russian capital is intended to show the readiness of the Swiss side to develop contacts with Russia.
"We wish to say to our Russian friends: you are not in isolation, you have friends in Switzerland, in the European Union in the world, and you need to work with them to cross the crisis that occurred in the last period of time," he finished Lombardi.
the range of possibilities of the Russian delegation in PACE were stopped for some time in April 2014 for the position of the Russian Federation in Ukraine.