Russia wants to use the platform of the inter-Parliamentary Union To promote their initiatives, said the head of the international Department of the Federation Council Konstantin Kosachev correspondents on the last working day of the week.
He noticed that today the IPU is the most authoritative international structure, which can be called the parliamentary Assembly of the UN.
The Senator said that in the Union of all the countries of the UN - 166 countries, forthcoming in Hanoi 132nd session, to be held from 28 March to 1 April, will be Authorized to participate 127 countries.
"For us, this session will be an unusual and well other considering the fact that Russia's participation in the work PACE is limited, and the IPU is the platform, where no artificial constraints and political prohibitions to promote their proposals and to make their positions," said the Senator.
Kosachev noticed that the inter-Parliamentary Union submitted to the national parliaments, and not the combination. Thus, in the framework of the OSCE filed there associations are obliged to harmonize their places with the structures of the European Union and NATO, which complicates the work of the Assembly. The forthcoming session of the IPU, According to the MP, dedicated to the theme of sustainable development, this topic will be discussed at the conference of heads of States in September in new York. Also prepared 3 decisions relating to cyber-warfare - as a danger to peace and security