Vice-President of the parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, MP Georgy Logvynsky, refused to take a chair, PACE is compromised Pedro Agramunt, which, most likely, will dismiss. This he said on air of the TV channel 1+1.
Ukrainian Deputy reached the final of the contest together with the representative of Germany Axel Fischer, but from the further participation in competition have refused.
“We decided that in the interests of Ukraine would be better to support the President of the group that supports us. And by this method we could achieve better results. I therefore withdrew his candidacy in favor of the head of the political group (Axel Fischer – ed.), “said Logvinsky.
21 March 2017 it was reported that in Syria there has arrived the delegation of PACE members from Spain, Italy, Czech Republic and Russia, headed by Pedro Agramunt.
On March 29 the delegation of Ukraine, Denmark and Poland in PACE initiated the statement in connection with the visit of Agramunt in Syria, organized by the aggressor state of Russia.
24 APR Agramunt stressed that the visit to Syria was a private, not associated with work PACE, but acknowledged that would have to inform about the intentions of other political groups. However, the delegate of Agramunt for the post of head of the PACE group of the European people’s party expressed his lack of confidence.
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