Viacheslav Volodin: the first steps of the PACE during the summer session are encouraging but we should wait for the adoption of the resolution

The Chairman of the State Duma noted that Russia would not submit an application for confirmation of the delegation’s credentials until the end of the meeting and the adoption of a resolution
Chairman of the State Duma Viacheslav Volodin
Chairman of the State Duma Viacheslav Volodin

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“We should wait for a decision [on the adoption of a resolution on the equality of delegations]. The first steps that have been taken [by PACE], in general, are encouraging and they show that the majority is reasonable in relation to all topics that may be unacceptable for us,” said Viacheslav Volodin Volodin Viaсheslav Viktoroviсh Volodin
Viaсheslav Viktoroviсh
The Chairman of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation of the seventh convocation. He was elected as part of the federal list of candidates proposed by the All-Russian political party “United Russia”
to journalists.

At the same time, he stressed that the application for the participation of the Russian Federation would be submitted only after the adoption of the resolution.

“We should first wait for the PACE decision on the resolution, then we will submit an application [to confirm the delegation’s credentials]. We have not submitted the application yet. We will wait for the meeting to end, and if a resolution is adopted, we will submit an application, and our colleagues will fly out at night,” said the Chairman of the State Duma.