MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russia –
Source: Russia – Council of the Federation
The meeting participants discussed the main aspects of the work on convergence and harmonization of the legislations of countries belonging to the Organization of collective security Treaty.
Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Yury Vorobyov Vorobievii Leonidovmeeting of the legislative (representative) body of state power of the Vologda region and the Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on defense and security Viktor Bondarev Bondarevich Nikolaievitch from the Executive body of state power of Kirov region took part in the meeting of the governing body of the parliamentary Assembly of the organization of collective security Treaty (CSTO PA) Council, CSTO PA that took place in videoconference format.
The event was held under the chairmanship of the Chairman of the State Duma, Chairman of the PA CSTO Vyacheslav Volodin. It was attended by the heads of the parliamentary delegations of the States members of the CSTO from Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, with observer status the representatives of Afghanistan and Serbia, as well as CSTO Secretary General Stanislav Zas.As reported by Yuri Vorobyov, the meeting participants discussed the main aspects of the work on convergence and harmonization of the legislations of the CSTO countries, which are enshrined in the priorities of Russia’s chairmanship in the Organization this year. Discussed the results of session of Council of collective security Treaty organization, held in November 2019, the situation in the zone of responsibility of the organization, measures to counter challenges and threats to collective security, ratification of international treaties concluded within the framework of the CSTO. Reviewed the implementation of the Programme of activities of the CSTO PA on the approximation and harmonization of national legislation of member States of the CSTO 2016-2020 and the draft of a similar document for the years 2021-2025
The meeting of CSTO PA Council”the discussion emphasized the importance and demonstrated the determination of member States of the CSTO PA to deepen legislative support and strengthen coordination on topical issues of cooperation, especially in the context of a pandemic coronavirus,” said Yury Vorobyov.Along with this, according to Vice-speaker of the Federation Council, the meeting participants stressed the special importance of the events dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the Victory in the great Patriotic war, and also the fact that the most important task remains the protection of historical truth, the opposition of the immoral attempts of falsification of history and glorification of Nazism in favor of political interests, suppression of attempts to revise the results of world war II.These provisions are also enshrined in the Handling of the CSTO parliamentary Assembly to the parliaments of the member States of the Council of Europe in connection with 75-th anniversary of Victory over Nazism in the Second world war, approved may 29, 2020 Decided that the next plenary meeting and the Council of the CSTO parliamentary Assembly will be held in Russia.
EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation from Russian Language to English.