Go to Syria with Russian Deputy head of the PACE excluded from the faction

Pedro Agramunt

Visited Syria with the Russian deputies of the head of the parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) Pedro Agramunt excluded from the faction of the European people’s party. It is reported TASS with reference to the press service of the party.

“This morning held a meeting, and a majority of votes, the decision was made to expel him from the faction. The decision is not unanimous, but decided by a large majority,” — said in a political Association. The official reasons for such a move promised to publish in the near future.

On Tuesday, June 27, PACE adopted by a majority of votes a resolution changing the rules of the organization. It allows you to declare Agramunt impeachment.

The PACE President along with a delegation of Russian parliamentarians headed by Vice-speaker of the state Duma Vladimir Vasiliev visited Syria in March. Agramunt said that acted as a private citizen and not as the representative of the international organization.

In April, the Bureau of the Assembly expressed a vote of no confidence. Now Agramunt is not entitled to make official visits and to make public statements on behalf of PACE.