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Russia and the USA discuss possible meetings of parliamentarians, Kosachev - RIA Novosti, has said 9/26/2018


The UN, 26 Sep — RIA Novosti, Tatyana Kalmykova. The Russian and American parliamentarians discuss various formats of further meetings now, the head of the international committee of the Federation Council Konstantin Kosachev.© has told RIA Novosti RIA Novosti / Vladimir of Fedorenko to Pass into an image bank In the Federation Council called a condition for cancellation of sanctions against the American legislators "We discuss various formats of our subsequent meetings, but everything rests against an unresolved issue of sanctions. Only when this issue will be resolved, it will be possible to pass to some practical actions" — Kosachev has told. He has noted that "in the theoretical plan" meetings in the neutral territory are possible. However "as of today in this respect there are no arrangements". "We have exchanged some ideas in this respect, but we didn't pass yet to a stage of implementation of these arrangements because any subsequent steps are possible only after the end of an election campaign in the USA after carrying out November elections. It is obvious, both parties understand it. Therefore we here absolutely definitely don't hurry, we expect that moment when in the USA pre-election and postelective passions calm down" — Kosachev has emphasized. The interlocutor of the agency has added that after the visit of the American senator Rand Paul to Moscow they exchanged letters. Earlier the The Daily Beast newspaper has reported that the American senator Rand Paul plans to submit for consideration in the congress the amendment about cancellation of sanctions against the Russian parliamentarians. It is expected that the amendment which provides request for cancellation of sanctions, reciprocal from the Russian Federation, against members of the American congress will be offered for consideration to special-purpose committee of the senate. The edition, however, assumes that such offer will be rejected by most of members of the committee and the senate in general. Paul said in an interview of Fox News earlier that he will ask the U.S. President Donald Trump to remove sanctions from heads of the State Duma Committees and the Federation Council that they could visit Washington in the fall.

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