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VIENNA, February 23. /TASS/. Russian and US delegations to the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly have discussed creation of a joint anti-terrorism working group, Pyotr Tolstoy, a member of the Russian delegation and State Duma deputy speaker, told reporters on Thursday.
"We have been speaking that we need to intensify an inter-parliamentary dialog, to create a working group on the problem evident to everybody - a war on terror," he said after a meeting with US lawmakers on sidelines of the OSCE PA winter session.
In the meantime, another member of the Russian delegation and OSCE PA Special Representative on Anti-Terrorism Nikolay Kovalev told TASS that Russian and US lawmakers outlined "the platform for cooperation" in the war on terror.
"Our joint task is to organize the meeting as soon as possible. From this platform, we have agreed to further cooperation," he said.
The winter session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE PA) opened in Vienna on Thursday. State Duma Deputy Speaker Pyotr Tolstoy heads the Russian delegation that brought together deputies of all factions of the lower house and six members of the Federation Council (the parliament’s upper house).