The Chairman of the Committee Leonid Slutsky took part in the Conference of the Chairmen of the Foreign Affairs Commissions of the Mediterranean Parliaments on December 3 at the invitation of Piero Fassino, Chairman of the Commission on Foreign Affairs and EU Affairs of the Italian Chamber of Deputies. This year she went to the online format.
In his speech, L.E. Slutsky called, in particular, to build up inter-parliamentary cooperation in the field of ecology, the fight against COVID-19 and on a number of political dossiers, including the Middle East settlement and the situation in Libya and Syria.
The heads of parliamentary foreign policy committees met on the eve of the VI International Conference “Mediterranean: Rome Dialogue”, organized by the Italian Foreign Ministry and the Institute for International Political Studies of Italy. The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov will also take part in it via video communication. As reported on the website of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Sergey Lavrov will present Russian approaches to solving the problems of the Mediterranean and adjacent regions, including the situation in Syria, Libya and the Palestinian-Israeli settlement.