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) recalled in his speech at the plenary session of the International Parliamentary Conference “Russia — Latin America” that Russia “stands for building relations with Latin American countries on the principles of mutual respect, non-interference in the affairs of sovereign states and mutually beneficial cooperation”.
“We should use it as a basis for our next meetings, holding conferences, signing agreements, holding commissions and looking for new forms of parliamentary dimension,” he added.
“I propose to make the International Conference an annual event. We invite you to come to Moscow next year to discuss issues of the development of our relations, building a multipolar world and a just world order,” said Vyacheslav Volodin.
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.
On Friday, September 29, the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin addressed the Conference participants.
The following round tables were 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” is being held at the State Duma (the Pillar Hall of the House of the Unions) on the topic “Cooperation for a just world for all”.