Source: PACE hope the "real" session in October

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.

"At the moment we are still planning a "real" session in Strasbourg, but of course, this will depend (on the situation with the virus - ed.)", - said the Agency interlocutor in the Assembly.

Earlier the PACE of the pandemic has canceled its spring session. Also, in particular, because of "constantly changing health-related COVID-19, and the resulting restrictions on travel by members of the" PACE refused to observe the forthcoming August 9 election of the President of Belarus.

World health organization March 11 announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, the world revealed more than 16.5 million cases, more than 656 thousand people died.

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