The PACE in the hope that the forthcoming autumn session will take place as normal, but explained to RIA Novosti that everything will depend on the epidemiological situation.
Earlier, Deputy speaker of the state Duma, the head of the Russian delegation to PACE, Peter Tolstoy reported that the fall session of the Assembly scheduled from 12 to 16 October, and expressed the hope that the organization will be able to start work in a familiar format.
The state Duma Commission on investigation of facts of interference in the Affairs of Russia is ready to discussion with the chief editor of radio station "Echo of Moscow" Alexei Venediktov, who responded to the Commission's activities in relation to Financial Times and The New York Times the advice "take a pill".
The head of the Committee Vasily Piskarev said earlier that the Commission has asked the foreign Ministry to take steps to the American Newspapers The New York Times and The Financial Times after biased article about the situation with coronavirus in Russia until the withdrawal of the accreditation. The Russian foreign Ministry also said that the letters to the editors of the Financial Times and the New York Times with a demand to refute the published disinformation.