MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russia –
Source: Russia – Council of the Federation
The memory of the heroism of those who selflessly fought for the fate of future generations lives in our hearts, said the Chairman of the Federation Council.
Chairman of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko, Valentina Ivanovna, on behalf of the upper house of the Russian parliament and myself personally sent congratulations on the 75th anniversary of the Victory over Nazism to colleagues from the countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States, leaders of several foreign parliaments and international parliamentary organizations . The head of the Federation Council sent congratulatory letters to the Chairman of the Milli Majlis of the Republic of Azerbaijan Sahib Gaf rova, to the Chairperson of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia Ararat Mirzoyan, the Chairperson of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus Natalya Kochanova, the Chairperson of the Senate of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan Maulen Ashimbaev, the Chairperson of the Jogorku Kenesh of the Kyrgyz Republic Dastanbek Dzhumabekov, the Chairperson of the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova Zinaida Mrecişlilii Republic of Moldova, Tajikistan Rustam Emomali, Chairman of the Mejlis of Turkmenistan Gulshat Mammedova, Chairman The Senate of the Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan Tanzilya Narbaevoy.Obraschayas to the heads of the parliaments of the CIS countries, Chairman of the Federation Council stressed that on May 9 – a sacred day in our shared history, which has become a symbol of the joint struggle against Nazism. And therefore, 2020 was declared in the Commonwealth the Year of Victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945.
May 9 is a sacred date in our common history, became a symbol of the joint struggle against Nazism
In a letter to the President of the parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe Hendrik dams the head of the Federation Council noted that during these memorable days, we bow to the warriors–liberators and home front workers, thanks to whom we live the modern generation. “The Soviet Union paid for the Great Victory the lives of 27 million people, other European countries also suffered serious losses.”Thus Valentina Matvienko sadly said that today in a number of countries forget the lessons of history, there are political movements of Nazi orientation, unfolding campaigns to distort historical truth. “This is as outrage and condemnation and concern for our common future”.The Chairman of the Federation Council has sent letters to the heads of parliaments of European countries, including the Chairman house of Peoples parliamentary Assembly of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Dragan Covic, Chairman of the Parliament of the Hellenic Republic Konstantinos Tasoulas, the speaker of the Knesset of the state of Israel to Beni Ganz, Chairman of the national Assembly of the Republic of Serbia Maya gojkovic, President of the French Senate Gerard Larcher and President of the national Assembly of the Republika Srpska (Bosnia and Herzegovina) Nedelko Cabrinovic.In congratulating Valentina Matvienko stressed that the anniversary of the Victory is yet another opportunity to comprehensively analyze the results of the Second world war, comprehend the historical experience of interaction of States in the fight against the common enemy.The Chairman of the Federation Council noted that the Federation Council has taken the initiative on the recognition of the Victory over Nazism in world war II the world heritage of mankind, and of monuments to fighters against fascism in all countries of the world a memorial of mankind.”In our challenging environment, it is very important to prevent not only the revival of the old cruel and inhuman ideas, but generating solidarity and work together to respond to new global challenges”.
EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation from Russian Language to English.