Council of Europe (CoE)
Press release on Deputy Foreign Minister Alexey Meshkov’s meeting with Council of Europe Secretary General Thorbjorn Jagland
On July 3, Deputy Foreign Minister Alexey Meshkov met with Council of Europe Secretary General Thorbjorn Jagland in Strasbourg.
Alexey Meshkov spelled out Russia’s decision to suspend the payment of its contribution to the Council of Europe for 2017 and also pointed out the need to find a solution to the deep crisis at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe and around it.
The officials exchanged opinions on this matter.
The meeting was held in a business-like and productive atmosphere.