PACE adopted a resolution claims to Russia


the parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe adopted a resolution on the monitoring of the implementation of a number of countries members of the organization of its obligations. The document includes claims against Russia, including the situation in Ukraine, reports RIA Novosti.

There made a claim to Russia on the situation with human rights observance, non-performance of decisions of the ECHR, demanding to bring to justice involved in the crash Malaysian Boeing MH17 in Ukraine in 2014. In the resolution, urge Russia to fully implement the Minsk agreement, calling it one of their parties. Member of the Russian delegation, state Duma Deputy Nikolay Ryzhak has noticed that it contradicts the position of the UN Security Council.

a Resolution adopted at a low quorum, its adoption was supported by 49 MPs, 17 voted against and three abstained. In the Assembly part 321 of the MP.

Moscow has repeatedly said that is not a party to the Minsk agreement and the Ukrainian conflict and supports the early resolution of the crisis in Ukraine.

the Head of the Russian delegation, Vice-speaker of the state Duma Pyotr Tolstoy has said that Russia against the document. He stressed that Moscow does not agree with the boorish approach to it.

Russia was deprived of the basic powers of the PACE in April 2014 due to the reunification of the Crimea and armed conflict in the Donbass. In 2017, Moscow has frozen the payment of membership dues. To resume their planned only after full restoration of the powers.

January 28, Deputy Chairman of the state Duma, the head of the Russian delegation to PACE, Peter Tolstoy was elected PACE Vice speaker. 29 Jan PACE voted for the ratification of the credentials of the Russian delegation in full.

First Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on international Affairs Vladimir Jabbarov expressed the view that Russia is on PACE no one remembered. He believes that the decision to return powers to the country are not linked to contributions.

PACE decided to restore my status, returning to Russia, says PARLamentary. Dzhabarov added that he was opposed to using this forum for criticism of Russia.

PACE Winter session opened in Strasbourg on 27 January and will run until January 31.

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