Matvienko thanked the IPU for its stance on sanctions against parliamentarians


GENEVA, 18 October. The speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matviyenko during his speech at the 133rd session of the inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) yovogay thanked the Council for their support of the statement by the President of the IPU, saber Chowdhury on the inadmissibility of the use of visa restrictions against members of Parliament, participating in international events.

“I am sure that the practice of creating artificial barriers to inter-parliamentary communication no prospects. I thank the governing Council for support for the statement of the President of the IPU on this matter,” – said the head of the Federation Council.

Earlier the governing Council of the IPU statement to the President of the organization of the saber Chowdhury on the inadmissibility of the use of visa restrictions against members of Parliament, participating in international events, as well as the commitment to carry out their forums only to countries that guarantee the participation of all delegates.