“Representatives of all factions agreed that it is necessary to accept the invitation that has been sent to us — to participate in the European Conference of Presidents of Parliament of the Council of Europe member-states that will take place in Strasbourg in PACE on October 24–25,” said Viacheslav Volodin
Viaсheslav Viktoroviсh The Chairman of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation of the seventh convocation. He was elected as part of the federal list of candidates proposed by the All-Russian political party “United Russia” following the meeting of the Council of the State Duma.
He called this decision absolutely correct.
“In addition to participation in the conference, bilateral meetings with the leaders of the parliaments of the PACE member-states will be held. The agenda promises to be quite intense,” the Chairman of the State Duma noted. He said that some leaders of European parliaments have already expressed their intention to meet.
“I would also like to meet the PACE leadership, so it would be right for us to accept this invitation and go,” Viacheslav Volodin emphasized. He reminded that this year the Council of Europe will be 70 years old.
The Chairman of the State Duma said that the delegation of the State Duma that will consist of representatives of all factions will leave Moscow late in the evening on October 23.