The parliamentarians discussed the necessary measures for the development of bilateral relations in the financial, energy, agriculture, tourism and education sectors, as well as legislative activity to counter foreign interference in internal affairs and ensure national security and sovereignty.
Vyacheslav Victorovich The Chairman of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation of the eighth convocation. Elected in single mandate constituency № 163 (Saratov constituency - Saratov Oblast) and Esteban Lazo Hernández chaired the meeting. Before the meeting of the Commission was held, parliamentarians of Russia and Cuba held meetings within the framework of working groups on agenda issues with the participation of representatives of relevant ministries.
The Chairman of the State Duma stressed that the parliaments should live the development agenda of their countries, the agenda of the presidents.
“We were trying to find new forms of cooperation that would help us work more effectively. And in this part, especially in matters of inter-parliamentary cooperation, we developed a format that has been implemented for the first time in our cooperation with Cuban comrades,” added Vyacheslav Volodin.
Esteban Lazo Hernández also noted the effectiveness of the work in the format of the Inter-parliamentary Commission on Cooperation for the Cuban side. “We should monitor each of the reached agreements, there should be a roadmap for the implementation of these agreements. Today's meeting will be decisive and will contribute to the preparations for the intergovernmental commission of Russia and Cuba,” said the President of the Parliament of the Republic.
those difficulties that Cuba is now experiencing, despite the numerous
sanctions imposed on Cuba by the United States of America and its allies, the pandemic and natural disasters, the people of Cuba unanimously elected the new
composition of the National Assembly of People's Power,” stressed the First
Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Ivan Melnikov
Ivan Ivanovich at the meeting.
Chairman of the State Duma Alexander Babakov
Alexander Mikhailovich mentioned the main areas of cooperation between Russia and Cuba in the banking sector.
The Chairman of the Committee on Tourism and Tourism Infrastructure Sangadzhi Tarbaev
Sangadzhi Andreyevich called for more active development of cooperation in the field of tourism between Russia and Cuba, including encouraging tourism enterprises at the state level, exchanging experience in training personnel.
According to the Chairman of the Committee on Science and Higher Education Sergey Kabyshev
Sergey Vladimirovich , educational cooperation between the two countries also has great potential, especially in the field of science in the sanctions’ conditions.
The Chairman of the Committee on Security and Corruption Control Vasily Piskarev
Vasily Ivanovich said that together with their Cuban colleagues they discussed issues of countering terrorism, protecting the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the two countries, countering crime and drug trafficking.
Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Ivan Melnikov, Deputy Chairman of the State
Duma Alexander Babakov, Chairman of the Committee on Energy Pavel Zavalny
Pavel Nikolaevich , Chairman of the Committee on International Affairs Leonid Slutsky Slutsky
Leonid Eduardovich , Chairman of the Committee on Security and Corruption Control Vasily Piskarev, Chairman of the Committee on Ecology, Natural Resources and Environment Protection Dmitry Kobylkin Kobylkin
Dmitry Nikolaevich , Chairman of the Committee on Science and Higher Education Sergey Kabyshev, First Deputy Chairman of the Committee on Agrarian Issues Vladimir Plotnikov Plotnikov
Vladimir Nikolaevich , First Deputy Chairwoman of the Committee on Economic Policy Nadezhda Shkolkina Shkolkina
Nadezhda Vasilievna , First Deputy Chairman of the Committee on International Affairs Dmitry Novikov Novikov
Dmitry Georgievich , and Deputy Minister of Finance Alexey Lavrov, Deputy Minister of Economic Development Dmitry Volvach, Deputy Minister of Energy Sergey Mochalnikov, Deputy Minister of Agriculture Sergey Levin, Deputy Minister of Science and Higher Education Dmitry Afanasiev, State Secretary, Deputy Minister of Education Andrey Korneev took part in the meeting.