Interparliamentary organizations, national parliaments and individual parliamentarians can best promote international security by championing rules and norms, OSCE Parliamentary Assembly President Ilkka Kanerva (MP, Finland) said in Moscow today.
President Kanerva also underscored the role of frequent and constructive dialogue between parliamentarians as a crucial component of forging partnerships and de-escalating tensions in response to today’s pressing security challenges.
The OSCE PA President is in Moscow to participate in the International Parliamentary Forum, themed this year on “The role of parliaments in ensuring international security in contemporary conditions.” The Forum is organized by the Russian State Duma and the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
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