Russia receives invitation to take part in PACE Presidential Committee meeting
Russia’s Federation Council has received an invitation from the Presidential Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) to participate in the December 14 meeting where the future of the Council of Europe will be discussed, parliamentarians are to come up with a reply, the Chairman of the Federation Council International Affairs Committee, Konstantin Kosachev, said.
"The invitation has been received. We are working on the answer," Kosachev said.
For his part, a source in the Russian parliament likewise said that the invitation from the PACE Presidential Committee had been received. "The invitation to attend a Presidential Committee meeting has been received. Two people have been invited from the State Duma and two from the Federation Council," TASS cited the source as saying.
He noted though that a decision on the visit and delegation members had not been made yet.