Italian Foreign Minister and Europe Chairman of the Committee of Ministers of the Council Luici Di Mayo, Europe Council Parliament President of the Assembly Tini Cox and Europe Secretary General of the Council Maria Peycinovic Buric made a statement on March 15:
“As leaders of the Council of Europe, we have repeatedly visited Russia and Ukraine snowWe strongly condemn the aggression. This is unfounded and unreasonable aggression according to Committee of Ministers and Parliament Assembly in accordance with Article 8 of the Charter of the Council of Europe Russia It has decided to start the procedure of expelling the federation from the Council of Europe.
It is noted in the document that, Russia’s aggression against Ukraine has also deprived the Russian people of the world’s most perfect human rights defender.
On March 15, the same day as the statement, Russia announced its withdrawal from the Council of Europe.
The statement came from the former vice-speaker of the Parliamentary Assembly Peter Tolstoy gave.
Russia has been a member of the Council of Europe since 1996.
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However, on the date when the Committee of Ministers deems any country to be necessary from the Council of Europe and has the power to remove immediately.
Meanwhile, the chairman of the Russian State Duma’s Committee on International Relations Leonid Slutsky he said that, Russia is withdrawing from the Council of Europe and the European Convention on Human Rights.
And that means that, Russian citizens will no longer be able to appeal to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR).
In other words, Russia will not recognize the decisions of this court.
This should also be noted that, Prior to the announcement of the decision of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe on March 15, the decisions of the Russian ECHR execution said he would.