Vladimir Putin delivered a speech at the Russia-Africa Summit
According to the President of Russia, "the development of relations with African countries and regional organisations is among our Russian foreign policy priorities"
She stated that commenting the results of the meeting of the Legal and Political Affairs Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation held in Sochi. Delegates from eight countries located around Black Sea discussed issues of the development of transport infrastructure
Deputy Chairwoman of the State Duma Olga Timofeeva noted that the PABSEC acts as a catalyst for dialogue and development of the Black Sea countries. The participants of the 53rd General Assembly will study reports on the work of the organizations of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation, discuss prospects for the development of energy in the region, consider various social issues, including the pension system
In addition to the need to lift the EU sanctions against Russia, issues related to the Nord Stream-2 project were also discussed during the meeting of the delegation of the State Duma with members of the Bundestag, informed the First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma
Head of the Russian delegation, Deputy Chairwoman of the State Duma Olga Timofeeva met President of the Republic of Abkhazia Raul Khadzhimba during her visit. The meeting was also attended by Prime Minister of the Republic of Abkhazia Gennady Gagulia and Speaker of the People's Assembly of the Republic of Abkhazia Valeriy Kvarchia