The parliamentary diplomacy is an essential complementary tool to traditional diplomacy. At the beginning of each convocation, The State Duma establishes Deputy Groups on interaction with foreign parliaments that are committeed to facilitating multisectoral dialogue with partner states and serving common interests in many spheres.

Deputy Group on interaction with Parliaments of countries of the Near East and North Africa (People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Republic of Iraq, Republic of Lebanon, State of Libya, Islamic Republic of Mauritania, Kingdom of Marocco, Syrian Arab Republic, Republic of Tunisia)