PACE has confirmed powers of the Russian delegation

the parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) at the meeting of the winter session on 29 January confirmed the credentials of the delegation of Russia, reports “Interfax”.

the resolution of the organization, which was supported by the majority of the participants noted that over the past six months, the delegation of the Russian Federation has implemented a number of recommendations of the PACE.

for Example, 24 military Ukrainian sailor arrested in November 2018 the Russian border in the Kerch Strait, was ceded to Ukraine, progress has been made in the implementation of the Minsk agreements on Donbass.

Earlier it was reported that Deputy Chairman of the Russian State Duma Pyotr Tolstoy was appointed Vice-speaker of PACE. Russian MP described this as the first step of the final return of Russia to the Council of Europe.