The role of the Russian Parliament has been considerably strengthened in the international arena, said Deputy Chairman of the CPRF Central Committee Ivan Melnikov, stressing that such a substantial in the implementation of foreign policy, the state Duma has never participated.
MOSCOW, 22 Dec. The role of the Russian Parliament in the international arena in 2015 has increased, it was not routine diplomacy through the inter-parliamentary relations, as the essential solution to the relevant issues, said the first Vice-speaker of the state Duma, first Deputy Chairman of the CPRF Central Committee Ivan Melnikov.
“Among the positive achievements of the State Duma, I would pick a really entrenched the role of Parliament of Russia on the international arena. It was not routine diplomacy through the inter-parliamentary ties. Policymakers around the world were coming to see us for essential discussions, and the Chairman of the State Duma so actively used any external site to reflect our vision of events”, — told millers to journalists, summing up the year.
In his opinion, such a useful and informative in the implementation of foreign policy, the state Duma has never participated.
“We see that anti-Russian sentiments, which were imposed by the United States, is gradually declining,” — said Melnikov.
In his opinion, and discussion within the state Duma “came out of the shadows and extremely tense”.
This exacerbation was a principal many high-profile issues. And the refusal of the ruling party to initiate the investigation of the case (former Minister of defense Anatoliy) Serdyukov. And blocking socially significant bill of the Communist party “children of war”. And the reluctance to call the government to account for the failure to index pensions to inflation. And ignoring our opponents problems truckers. And wildly opportunistic amendments to the electoral legislation with the postponement of elections to the state Duma”, — said the Deputy.
Melnikov said that for these and many other topics representatives of different factions disagree. In his opinion, this trend will only gain momentum and be heard in the agenda of the Federal election campaign.