The United States on Thursday regretted the absence of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)’s Office of Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) observers in Russia’s parliamentary elections in September.
State Department spokesman Netflix said in a statement that the “restrictions” imposed by Moscow “prevented” the process from “independently” monitoring the process.“For this, he has expressed his understanding of the outcome of the one-day tournament.
“We respect the one-day international human rights resolution that the decision of the Russian authorities to introduce restrictions on the observation of elections did not enable credible independent observation.”, is apostilled.
However, when OSCE visitors do not show up, prices are warned. Ideal for holding free and fair elections.
“Russia will not escape international attention”, Also stressed the price.
The OSCE was called to observe the election process scheduled for September 17-19, and the Russians were invited to vote to elect members of the State Duma and regional members on September 19.
On Wednesday, however, the OSCE concluded that “Russian authorities’ insistence on restricting the number of visitors we can send without clear restrictions on the epidemic has” unfortunately become inevitable.
Last July, the United States and Russia Held a round of talks with Geneva to establish bilateral relations “Substantial” improvement.
The meeting took place Behind closed doors and without communication. It began at dawn and the delegations were headed by the State Department number two, Wendy Sherman, from the US side, and Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Rybkov, from the Russian language.
“The discussions in Geneva were professional and substantial and both delegates agreed See you again in the full session at the end of September “U.S. Diplomatic Spokesman Nate Price explained at the time.
(With Europa Press information)