STRASBOURG, March 21 (Itar-Tass) — Council of Europe Secretary General Thornbjorn Jagland will make a working visit to Moscow on March 23 for talks with Russian officials on human rights in Belarus, an official in the CE Secretariat told Itar-Tass on Wednesday.
“The talks will focus on bilateral cooperation and the human rights situation in Belarus,” the official said. “The Council of Europe Secretary General reiterated that the situation in Belarus aroused concern,” he added.
The European leader will also give a speech at a conference, “Euro-Atlantic Security Community: Myth or Reality”. The conference is organised by the Russian Council for International Affairs under the auspices of the presidential administration.