President Čubrilović talked with the deputy of the State Duma of the Russian Federation on the improvement of cooperation
The Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Srpska Nedeljko Čubrilović spoke with the deputy of the State Duma of the Russian Federation Federal Assembly and the member of the Committee for International Relations Yevgeny A. Primakov about the possibilities of promoting economic, scientific, cultural and interparliamentary cooperation between the Russian Federation and the Republic of Srpska .
At the meeting, attended by the Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Bosnia and Herzegovina Petar Ivancov, it was emphasized that the Russian Federation and the Republic of Srpska have strong economic, historical and institutional ties, and that it is necessary to continue working on intensifying economic, parliamentary, educational and cultural cooperation.
President Čubrilović pointed out that the National Assembly of the Republic of Srpska has a friendly cooperation with the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg, in accordance with the Protocol on Cooperation between the two Parliaments, and that, following the visit of the President of the Council of the Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Valentina Matviyenko, the interparliamentary cooperation was raised to a higher level, which is of particular importance for the National Assembly of the Republic of Srpska.
President Čubrilović thanked the Russian Federation for an objective approach and support for the policy of dialogue and reconciliation in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the region, pointing out that the Russian Federation has shown that it respects the Dayton Peace Agreement and other international acts.
The interlocutors also exchanged views on the process of forming authority in the joint institutions of BiH. President Čubrilović pointed out that it is obvious that certain political parties from Sarajevo consciously block the formation of the Council of Ministers of BiH, thereby causing damage to the entire country.