The state Duma speaker Sergei Naryshkin said he was "frustrating" that the members of the parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has asked the Russian deputies to assist in the liberation of the Ukrainian pilots Hope Savchenko, despite the accusation.
first it was rumored that the head of the PACE Anne Brasseur appealed to the state Duma speaker Sergei Naryshkin for help in the liberation Savchenko. Naryshkin said then that is unable to imagine that any civilized political party in France was included in the electoral list of a person suspected of a violent deprivation of the life of correspondents, as it was with the pilots Hope Savchenko in Ukraine.
" I am so sorry that at the site of the parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe - besides, the organization considers itself the conscience of Europe - may be the address of the national Parliament of the country with such a proposal. Yet Everyone knows that a relatively citizen Hopes Savchenko is a consequence of, and understand, what kind of crime it is suspected, " said Naryshkin in broadcast television channel on the last working day of the week.
Savchenko placed under arrest in Russia from July 2014 on charges of belonging to the deprivation of life 2 correspondents RTR, died during combat operations in the Donbass. Later she was elected a member of the permanent delegation of the Rada in PACE. The very pilot denies All charges and for several weeks on hunger strike, demanding the return to Ukraine.
Relations between Russia and the parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe have cooled in April 2014 after the adoption of the PACE of the decision to deprive the Russian delegation's voting rights, rights to participate in the meeting of statutory bodies and participation in monitoring activities of Assembly due to the position of the capital of Russia in the Crimea. The Russian delegation left the meeting room to restore power. Read more about deprive Russia of the right to vote in PACE