MOSCOW, March 17. /TASS/. More than 40 delegations from African countries will take part in the parliamentary conference "Russia-Africa in the Multipolar World," the Kremlin's press service said on Friday.
"More than 40 delegations from the countries of the African continent will take part in the conference, a major run-up event to the second Russia-Africa summit," it said.
Russian presidential aide Yury Ushakov said earlier that President Vladimir Putin will speak at the conference, which will be a precursor to the second Russia-Africa summit to be held in St. Petersburg on July 27-28.