Europe chooses between Russia and Georgia

In Strasbourg, opens the autumn session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), which will consider the question of withdrawal of Russia's delegation to vote in this organization for the first time after the discussion of the "Chechen dossier.

Previously, 72 European parliamentarians from different Member States of the Council introduced a draft Assembly resolution on the revision approved by Russia's delegation of authority on substantive grounds ", which meant that Moscow's position on the situation in South Ossetia in August 2008 and its recognition of the sovereignty Sukhumi and Tskhinvali.

In addition, members of the PACE insist on depriving the representatives of Russia's voting rights in response to restrictions on democratic freedoms and human rights violations in Russia. The final decision on the debates will take office PACE today in the morning. Previously, they are scheduled for September 30.

28 September 2009 | delegation, pace, resolution

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