On September 19, 2019, the Chairman of the State Duma Committee on International Affairs Leonid Slutsky met with PACE Rapporteur on human rights in the North Caucasus Frank Schwab, who plans to visit Chechnya and prepare a report on the situation of the rights of LGBT people in the region.
Schwabe plans to visit Grozny to discuss the human rights situation in the North Caucasus region.
“He wants to check all these stories about violations of the rights of sexual minorities in the North Caucasus, in particular in the Chechen Republic. Tomorrow he is going to Grozny, ”said Slutsky after the meeting.
According to him Leonid Slutsky, “this is an interesting partner for us.” “In order to somehow judge him and build further assessments, plans for cooperation with him personally, let’s wait for his report,” concluded Leonid Slutsky.