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Russian Delegation at PACE Session banned from moving freely across Strasbourg

Headlines 14:50 23 Sep, 2021

The Russian delegation was banned from moving freely across Strasbourg, as the European Union does not recognize vaccination with Sputnik V

Russian Delegation at PACE Session banned from moving freely across Strasbourg

The Russian delegation at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) autumn session, which starts on 27 September, was banned from moving freely across Strasbourg, as the European Union does not recognize vaccination with Sputnik V, a member of the Russian delegation, upper house lawmaker Vladimir Krugly said, Qazet.az reports citing Sputnik.

"On Monday, the PACE session starts in Strasbourg. Our delegation received an instruction saying since you are not vaccinated and you are from a red zone, you can only move between the hotel and the Parliamentary Assembly building," Krugly said at an international medical conference.

Meanwhile, members of the Turkish delegation, also coming from a red zone but vaccinated with Pfizer, face no limitations, neither does the Ukrainian delegation, the lawmaker emphasized.