Date: 2 months ago   Category: Politics

Media learned about readiness of Russia to pay to the Council of Europe a billion debt

Russia is ready to give to the Council of Europe over four billion rubles as repayment of the collected debt, mass media report. The source familiar with a political situation told Izvestia that the Russian Federation is ready to return to SE about 60 million euros (about 4.4 billion rubles). Such sum, according to him, ran in two years. Senator of the Federation Council Konstantin Kosachev specified to journalists that Russia not only will pay the membership fees, but also will repay a debt. However the country will go to it only in case the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe eliminates threat of further discrimination of national delegations. – In this case Russia will be ready not just to pay the annual contribution, but also to restore that debt which collected for the last two years. It is our official position, and I can only welcome it, – the interlocutor explained. The delegation from France supported the idea of return of Russia to the structure of Council. Olivier Bekht told correspondents that the Russian Federation is key in Europe for permission of the Ukrainian crisis. In this regard, the politician considers, in SE there have to be representatives from the Kremlin. Photo: Pixabay to Share: payment debt of PACE Russia Council of Europe