The Chairman of the Duma Committee on international Affairs Leonid Slutsky said that the Duma take a course towards the resumption of contacts with the European Parliament.
He said this “Газете.Ru” following the meeting with the delegation of the faction of the European Parliament “Europe of Nations and freedoms”, which arrived in Moscow.
“We have embarked on the rapid resumption of contacts with the European Parliament and all parliamentarians who expect a quick improvement of relations with Russia, and cannot imagine the future of Europe without the close ties with our country, including in the plane of parliamentary diplomacy”, – said the head of the Committee.
Slutsky expressed the view that such visits will become a regular at the state Duma.
According to him, during his visit to Russia, MEPs held talks not only in the Duma, also met with foreign Ministry officials and representatives of civil society.