Matvienko said that Russia will return to PACE

The speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko

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MOSCOW, December 25. /TASS/. Russia will return to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), she needs it, the Council of Europe (COE) this is needed not less, told journalists on Monday the speaker of Council of Federation Valentina Matvienko.

“We will come back [to the PACE], we need it. Someone more difficult question. BEHOLD [the return of Russia in PACE] needs no less than Russia, there is a dialogue, a discussion. The CE clearly understands that we will not deviate from its position,” – said Matvienko.