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“On April 17 at a meeting of the Council of the CSTO Parliamentary Assembly, we formulated recommendations on coordination of our actions on key international issues, including global problems, that are discussed at various platforms of international parliamentary organisations,” Naryshkin said at a meeting with leaders of CSTO parliamentary delegations in the OSCE PA on Monday.
“Today we are to speak about our stances on such complicated international issues as the situation in Syria, Afghanistan and now in Iraq as well as in Ukraine in the run-up to the forthcoming session of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly in Baku (Azerbaijan’s capital) on June 28,” he said.
“I would like to hope for our joint stance on this proposal of the State Duma,” he said.
“I quite understand that our countries’ positions on Ukraine, on the deep crisis that has gripped the brotherly nation, could differ in some details,” he said adding that “we are surely united in our joint willingess to help the Ukrainian people overcome this deepest crisis and restore peace, law and order in Ukraine.”
The CSTO comprises six countries - Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Armenia.