Chairman of the Committee on International Affairs Leonid Slutskiy
Leonid Eduardoviсh paid a visit to the Republic of Serbia where he held meetings with President of the Republic Aleksandar Vučić, Speaker of the National Assembly Ivica Dacic and Chairman of the Committee on Kosovo-Metohija Milovan Drecun, who is also a head of the parliamentary friendship group on cooperation with the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation.
said that all meetings were held “in a friendly atmosphere and were very constructive”.
Chairman of the State Duma Committee on International Affairs extended invitation
of the Chairman of the State Duma 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” to the Speaker of the National Assembly of Serbia to pay an official visit to Russia. Member of the State Duma hoped that the visit would take place in the coming months.
Chairman of the Committee on International Affairs added that the issues related to the preparation of the sixth meeting of the Russia-Serbia Inter-parliamentary Commission were also discussed at the meeting. The meeting of the Inter-parliamentary Commission is planned to be held in Belgrade by the end of the year.
“We also discussed issues of inter-parliamentary cooperation between Russia and Serbia at international platforms, primarily at PACE, as well as issues of bilateral cooperation aimed at countering the COVID-19 pandemic. In the near future, as has already been announced, the Russian Sputnik V vaccine will soon be produced in Serbia,” said Leonid Slutsliy.
He added that the idea of holding of a Russia-Serbia Public Forum was also discussed at the meeting. “I hope that parliamentarians of both countries will part in it”, said the member of the State Duma.
“In general, we plan to enhance close cooperation between the State Duma and the National Assembly of Serbia. There are good reasons and all opportunities for that,” concluded Leonid Slutskiy.