The forum "Petersburg dialogue" May be held in German Potsdam 22-24 October, the participants will discuss the problems of migration and immigrants that are relevant to the Russian Federation and Germany, said the head of the presidential Council on human rights (HRC) Mikhail Fedotov.
"We agreed that the joint discussions in Potsdam will be devoted to the theme" Refugees and Civil society ". Migration, Refugees - this is a common problem for Germany, and Russian Federation. Russia received millions of immigrants from Ukraine in the last year, Germany now takes the flow of thousands of immigrants from Syria and Iraq, " Fedotov said.
"it is planned that the Forum will be held on 22-24 October in Potsdam ", - said the head of the HRC, reports RIA " Novosti ". Fedotov said that migration is accompanied by many issues - social, legal, economic, cultural. This circle of questions the working group will be to discuss as part of its further work, said the head of the HRC." of course, in past years, the Forum "Petersburg dialogue" was dedicated to the intergovernmental consultations of the head of the Russian Federation and the Federal Chancellor of Germany. We hope that this practice will resume, but will resume it this year, I don't know, " said Fedotov. First in the capital of Russia held a meeting of the working group " Civil society ", the chairmen of the meeting were Fedotov and the Commissioner of the German government for intersocietal cooperation With Russia Gernot Erler. On 8 September the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation S. Lavrov Century said that the mechanical approach to the problem of refugees in the European Union won't work, because the cause of the problem – political. In mid-August, the European Commissioner for migration Dimitris Avramopoulos said that the European Union States have now made an impact With the largest migration crisis since the Second world war. Since the beginning of 2015 on the platform of the European Union arrived about five hundred thousand Migrants every day their ranks swell by the thousands arrived again.