The Federation Council has cancelled foreign travel by senators and delegation

the Federation Council has forbidden its members to travel outside of Russia and canceled the participation of senators in meetings with foreign colleagues. On Saturday at a meeting of the chamber said the Federation Council speaker Valentina Matvienko. The TV channel “Russia 24” led broadcast performances. Restrictions were imposed due to the difficult situation with the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19.

Foreign visits and receiving delegations from abroad transferred, according to Matvienko, on “more favorable time”.

All members of the Federation Council banned travel “except in extraordinary cases.” Passports senators can only get personally from Matvienko.

the speaker Also instructed the apparatus of the Federation Council to limit the permits to the building of the upper house of Parliament. They will be granted “only in cases of extreme necessity”. The ban applies to the members of the Federation Council, which can issue the pass.

In conclusion, Matvienko said that the Russians get all the information on the epidemic. Authorities did not hide, said the speaker, and government measures against the coronavirus sufficient and effective.