Sands on the reduction of contribution to the Council of Europe: this is the common position of the authorities
MOSCOW, June 6 — RIA Novosti. The reduction of the contribution of the Council of Europe is the common position of the Russian authorities, said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.
Earlier, the speaker of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin has declared that Russia has blocked the transfer of one third of the contribution to the budget of the Council of Europe, so about 11 million euros at the end of the year is not paid.
“Volodin said. This is a common position,” — said Peskov told reporters, answering a request to comment on the lock of the enumeration of 11 million euros as a contribution to the budget of the Council of Europe.
Russia is one of the major contributors to the budget of the Council of Europe, along with France, Britain, Germany, Italy and more recently Turkey.