More Than Half of Delegations Unanimously Supported Confirmation of Russia's Authority in PACE
So, of 33 delegations, 18 unanimously supported colleagues from the Russian Federation: Germany, Italy, Austria, Switzerland, Cyprus, Finland, France, Iceland, Luxembourg, Norway, Serbia, Armenia, Azerbaijan. Parliamentarians from San Marino, Greece, Monaco, Andorra and Belgium (one person from each country) were in solidarity with them.
Opinions were divided among the delegations of the Czech Republic, Spain, Moldova, the Netherlands, Slovakia and Great Britain. Mostly, Turkish deputies voted for the ratification of the powers of the Russian parliamentarians. In the Swedish delegation, which spoke out mainly against the possibility of a full-fledged dialogue with the Russian Federation on the PACE platform, only a member of the Swedish Left Party Momoda Malcolm Jallou cast his vote for him. Abstained in the vote of Albania and Denmark.
In general, 96 deputies spoke in support of the resolution on confirmation of the credentials of the Russian delegation, 44 were against, seven abstained.