The Russian Federation were unable to comment on their position on the substance of the draft text, stating that more time was required to study it thoroughly, including in the capital. The Russian Federation raised deep concerns about the proceedings over the previous few days, including that the deadlines were mostly self imposed and the resulting time pressure has had a negative impact on the quality of their work. The Russian Federation registered their objections with respect to the working methods. In conclusion, the Russian Federation reiterated their commitment to advancing on the draft in order to finalise it in a balanced manner, however they believe that it is crucial to take the necessary time to fully understand and deliberate on the text.