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The Federation Council called a condition for cancellation of sanctions against the American legislators - RIA Novosti, 9/26/2018


The UN, 26 Sep — RIA Novosti, Tatyana Kalmykova. The Russian Federation is ready to cancel sanctions against the American legislators on a mutual basis, the available restrictions extremely prevent inter-parliamentary dialogue, the head of the international committee of the Federation Council Konstantin Kosachev.© of the Photo has told RIA Novosti: The MFA of Russia Lavrov called the principles of interaction of Russia with the USA after extension of sanctions "our sanctions of similar level have exclusively reciprocal character. We on a mutual basis are always ready to cancel them as soon as that party which initiatively entered them begins to cancel them" — Kosachev has told. He has noted that "these sanctions extremely prevent our parliamentary dialogue". "In particular, now I am according to the so-called UN visa here, and mister Rand Paul had plans here to appear — the truth, he won't be able to realize these plans owing to load in Washington — but if he theoretically here has appeared, I would have problems for a bilateral meeting with him because the UN visa of bilateral meetings doesn't allow also any other actions which aren't connected with the UN" — the interlocutor of the agency has explained. He has noted that now in New York there passes the Congress of the Russian-language press, but senator can't take part in him. "And I can't take part in him though I have the invitation and extremely would be interested in it as the Russian parliamentarian. But thereby I will break the status of that visa which to me was issued by the American side. Taking into account that Americans arrest our dipsobstvennost and detain people without the slightest grounds, I can't exclude that the same can happen also to me" — Kosachev has added. Now the State Duma International Affairs Committee is headed by Leonid Slutsky (LDPR), and similar committee in the Federation Council — Konstantin Kosachev. Both of them are under the sanctions of the USA imposed because of events in Ukraine.© of the RIA Novosti / Maxims of Pancakes to Pass into an image bank In the MFA of Russia called sanctions "a national entertainment" Ssharany the The Daily Beast newspaper has reported that the American senator Rand Paul who visited Russia recently, 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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