Calls by the Russian Parliament to colleagues from the United States remain unanswered

© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite in fotoreceptor of the Federation Council Committee on international Affairs Konstantin Kosachev. Archival photoCalls by the Russian Parliament to colleagues from the United States remain unanswered© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite the image Bank

Russian MPs propose to his American colleagues to resume the dialogue, but do not receive, in principle, no answer, said the head of the international Committee of the Federation Council Konstantin Kosachev on Thursday at a meeting with experts from the United States.

At the beginning of the negotiations, the Senator said that the main theme of the meeting was to discuss the possibility «to overcome the deep crisis in which the stay of our relationship.»

The situation in terms of inter-parliamentary cooperation of Russia and the USA Kosachev described as «strange». «We constantly appeal to our American colleagues with a proposal to resume dialogue, but not something that would meet with failure — we have not received any answer», — he stressed.

In his opinion, this situation seems to meet the interests of a certain part of the American establishment and radical congressmen who are satisfied with the lack of dialogue and that in respect of Russia allow yourself, do not withstand scrutiny.

According to the legislator, like the news show «the severe atmosphere that prevailed in the United States and several allies against Russia and which became the main element of preventing bridging differences in our relations.»

But Russia does not give up, said Kosachev, and ready for its parliamentary capacity to facilitate the normalization of our bilateral relations. But for this tango takes two, he added.

In conversation with American experts, he expressed the hope that they will carry to us political circles concern at the Russian Parliament in connection with what is happening, and their willingness this situation to rectify.