Moscow: Today, October 19, the working visit of Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjørn Jagland to Russia. He will stay in the country for two days.
"During the talks it is planned to discuss a wide range of issues of Russia's participation in the activities of the Council of Europe. The dialogue with the Secretary General of the Council of Europe on the current problems of the European agenda will continue, "the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation reported.
During the visit, Jagland plans to hold meetings with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, Speaker of the State Duma Vyacheslav Volodin, Federation Council Chairman Valentina Matvienko and RF Ombudsman Tatyana Moskalkova.
They also noted that they support the development of the Council of Europe as one of the authoritative international organizations of the continent.