Head of the European People's Party in the PACE Axel Fischer resigned from the office. Ukrainian MP from the Petro Poroshenko Bloc Oleksy Goncharenko reported this at Facebook.
'Head of the biggest group in the PACE from the European People's Party Axel Fischer retired. There are big changes in the PACE', Goncharenko wrote.
German MP Axel Fischer was a special reporter of the PACE Monitoring Committee on Ukraine. He urged the Russian authorities to immediately and irrevocably release the Deputy Head of Crimean Tatars Mejlis Ilmi Umerov on September 28.
PACE approved the decision that provides the removal of the political sanctions from Russian and its return to the Assembly on October 11.