: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Council of Europe restores Russia’s voting rights


Russia will remain in the Council of Europe after members of the human rights watchdog reached agreement Friday to resolve a years-long dispute that began after Moscow’s annexation of Crimea.
Foreign ministers of the 47-nation organization overwhelmingly voted in favor of restoring Russia’s voting rights, which the Council of Europe suspended after Moscow seized the Ukrainian peninsula in 2014.
In turn, Russia halted its membership payments in June 2017, ripping a hole in the organization’s budget, of which Russia contributes around 7 percent.
That move put Russia at risk of suspension from the Council of Europe next month, as the body’s regulations say …read more

Source: European Voice

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