Putin noted the effectiveness of the Interparliamentary Assembly of the CIS in integration processes

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MOSCOW, March 27. /TASS/. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin congratulated the participants of the jubilee plenary session of the Interparliamentary Assembly of States – participants of CIS, with its 25-year anniversary. The text of the congratulatory telegram posted on the Kremlin website.

“The Assembly occupies a worthy place in the structure of multilateral relations, established within the framework of the Commonwealth, actively participates in the multidisciplinary international collaboration as an associate member of the inter-Parliamentary Union. The work of the inter-parliamentary Assembly is very important, and most importantly, in demand. It formed the model laws promoted the effectiveness of national legislation, extend the capabilities of integration cooperation in the political, economic, social, humanitarian and other spheres”, – stated in the message of the head of state.

Putin also noted the importance of work structure for the strengthening of international security. According to him, concerted legislative approaches of the CIS provide the conditions to enhance collective efforts to combat terrorism and extremism, drug trafficking, transboundary crime, corruption.

The President expressed confidence that the jubilee plenary session will be meaningful and effective, will allow to identify new areas of cooperation of the parliamentarians of the participating countries and will further strengthen the Assembly’s authority.