The leader of the party nil Ushakov said the Agency LETA that the private travel of its members, the party does not evaluate. Deputy Chairman Janis Urbanovich also stressed that it was a private initiative Mamykina.

The turnip in the European Parliament is the group of the Progressive Alliance of socialists and Democrats. On the band's website published a statement in connection with the visit to Syria by members of Parliament. It says that the group supports the efforts for a peaceful settlement in Syria and condemns the war crimes and the brutality of the Assad regime against the residents.

Meeting with representatives of the current regime is condemned and in no way reflects the position of the group, said in a statement the group of the Progressive Alliance of socialists and Democrats.

The turnip during the three-day trip, visited Aleppo and Damascus, will meet with representatives of the UN office in Syria and red Crescent societies, the Governor of Aleppo, President Bashar al-Assad, the speaker and members of Parliament, foreign Minister and religious leaders in the country.