This option is possible, said the speaker of the state Duma. According to him, Russia is closely monitoring the situation. Closer to the second half of January is done its analysis and decided on the visit of the delegation.
MOSCOW, 24 Dec. State Duma speaker Sergei Naryshkin did not rule out that the delegation of the Russian Federation may not go at the PACE January session.
“And this option is also possible,” said Naryshkin in broadcast television channel “Russia 24”, answering the question whether Russia not to go at the PACE session in January.
He noted that in the Russian Federation are watching closely as the situation develops. “We will do the analysis and is already closer to the second half of January we will make a decision, go or not go”, — he said.
At the end of January 2015 PACE because of the situation in Ukraine adopted a resolution that stripped the Russian delegation of voting rights, the right to participate in the work of the statutory bodies and in monitoring elections. In response, the Russian delegation until the end of 2015, left the Assembly.