Contents tagged with Council of the Europe

  • Chairman of Committee of Ministers: Russia has jeopardized the work of the Council of Europe

    The decision taken by the Russian Federation to suspend payment of membership dues to the budget of the Council of Europe jeopardizes the functioning of the organization, stated the Acting Chairman of the Committee of Ministers, Czech Foreign Minister Lubomír Zaorálek.

    "This decision jeopardizes the proper functioning of the Council of Europe," he stressed. "This contribution is an unconditional commitment by the Russian Federation," the minister added.

    Zaorálek did not predict whether this …