Restrictive measures proposed in the draft decision the PACE for the Russian delegation will not obstruct its work in the Assembly, said the head of the international Department of the state Duma, Alexei Pushkov.
These 3 measures If they will be supported, will not obstruct radical work of Russia in PACE. This will not prevent us from voting at all levels and in plenary and in the commissions, will not prevent us to influence the nature of the decisions which were taken. We will have all the possibilities to participate in the activities of the Bureau, the permanent office of the PACE, " said Pushkov reporters on Tuesday.
As can be seen from the draft decision prepared by the head of the monitoring Board Stefan Channahon, the Russian Delegation in PACE for 2015 has the ability to be disqualified to be appointed as Rapporteur, to be a member of the Committee for control over elections and the right to represent the bodies of the Assembly of the Council of Europe in the other institutes and organizations. Valaisiana on the draft decision, As expected, is obliged to place at the meeting of the PACE on Wednesday.
"If adopted, the current proposal of the monitoring Department, then Russia will be restored to their own master rights, We will remain full members of the organization At some of the restrictions," Pushkov said. According to him, These limits allow Russia to continue to play a significant role in the PACE.
in April 2014 because of the situation in Ukraine, the Russian delegation in PACE was deprived of the right to vote, the right to participate in the meetings of the statutory bodies and in monitoring the activities of the Assembly. The delegation left the meeting room to restore power. According to the rules of the Assembly for the winter session of the range of capabilities of all delegations updated.
The group of deputies on January 26, appealed the range of capabilities of the delegation of the Russian Federation, after which the question was directed to the relevant monitoring Committee. The results of the meeting Pushkov said that the draft decision on the credentials of the Russian delegation, see the situation about the possibility of returning to discussion on the matter at the June session of the PACE. In the project document stipulates the need for Russia to fulfill the Minsk agreements and withdrawal from the South-East of Ukraine.
As complicated Relations of the Russian capital and PACE
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