MOSCOW, Nov. 9 The Federation Council is ready to communicate with by American legislators if such an initiative comes from them, Deputy Speaker of the Federation Council Konstantin Kosachev said on Wednesday. “The dialogue was interrupted not on our initiative. It is not for us to show it now. But if our American colleagues want to restore the dialogue, I am sure we will be ready to respond,” Kosachev said. According to him, parliamentary diplomacy, by definition, has a wider range of possibilities, and “it should be used even when other channels of communication do not work.” countries.
“I would be glad to be wrong, but I do not see any prerequisites for a change in the position of congressmen and senators, since the anti-Russian attitude has a consensual character,” said the Vice Speaker of the Federation Council.
He also said that the Federation Council does not have a group for cooperation with American legislators.