September 29, the Chairman of the State Duma Vyacheslav Volodin
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) held a meeting with the President of the Central American Parliament (PARLACEN) Amado Cerrud Acevedo on the sidelines of the First International Parliamentary Conference “Russia-Latin America”.
“The PARLACEN has recently received a status of observer at the EuroLat. We want to use this opportunity to prevent and stop the European states from condemning Russia because of the crisis in Ukraine. We emphasize that we will not let use this geopolitical space in a way that will hinder the achievement of certain fair goals,” stressed Amado Cerrud Acevedo.
“Latin America has made it clear that it will not allow any condemnation in those associations where our countries are member states,” added the PARLACEN President.
Vyacheslav Volodin thanked for the position of the Central American Parliament. “I would like to express gratitude through you to those who understand the difficulties of the situation and do everything to support the building of a just world order,” he said.
“We know that you have taken a principled position on support of the Russian Federation both in all international organizations and when discussing issues related to our country on your agenda. We appreciate it, moreover, we understand how difficult it is for you,” said the Chairman of the State Duma.
On September 29– October 2, the First International Parliamentary Conference
“Russia – Latin America” is being held in Moscow at the initiative of the State
Duma. More than 200 participants, including parliamentarians from different
countries of Latin America and the Caribbean Region, representatives of the expert community, public figures and diplomats are expected to take part in the Conference. They plan to discuss with their Russian colleagues relevant issues
of the international parliamentary agenda.
The following round tables will be held as part of the events of the Conference:
- Equal and mutually beneficial economic cooperation: role of the parliaments
- Development of humanitarian ties between Russia and Latin America: contribution of the parliaments
- Just multipolar world: role of the parliamentary diplomacy
- Security for all: position of the parliaments
On October 2, the plenary session of the International Parliamentary Conference “Russia – Latin America” will be held at the State Duma (the Pillar Hall of the House of the Unions) on the topic “Cooperation for a just world for all”.