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MOSCOW, February 1 (Itar-Tass) —— Russian Foreign Ministry’s Commissioner for Human Rights, Democracy and Supremacy of Law Konstantin Dolgov and South African Foreign Ministry’s Director for Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs Pitso Montwedi discussed the prospects for broader cooperation between Russia and the South African Republic in the UN Council of Human Rights, a source in the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday after working consultations in Pretoria.
“The countries have close positions on a broad range of topical issues in human rights and supremacy of law. Russia and South Africa confirmed a common position in favour of the principle of universal human rights and aversion of the counterproductive politicization of multilateral human rights institutions,” the source said.
“The prospects for broader cooperation between the countries in the UN Council of Human Rights, particularly during an upcoming 19th session of the Third Committee of the UN General Assembly and the United Nations Organization in general,” the Russian diplomatic source said. “The countries expressed mutual interest to establish regular contacts between Russia and South African in the sphere of human rights involving the Russian Foreign Ministry’s commissioner,” he said.
Meanwhile, Konstantin Dolgov had a meeting with deputy chair of the South African Human Rights Committee Pregs Govender, which “dwelt in detail on the human rights situation in South Africa.”