Russia was expelled from the Council of Europe

The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe has decided to exclude Russia from the organization.

This was reported by “European Truth”.

“This morning, at an extraordinary meeting, the Committee of Ministers, in the context of the procedure initiated under Article 8 of the Statute of the Council of Europe, decided that the Russian Federation will cease to be a member of the Council of Europe after 26 years,” the Council of Europe said in a statement.

“We remain determined to use all the means at our disposal to provide support, assistance and legal remedies to the Ukrainian people in their fight against the aggressor and to continue the pursuit of peace through justice and international cooperation,” the organization said.

Source: Ukrainian Pravda

Link: https://www.pravda.com.ua/news/2022/03/16/7331900/

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