The mayor and parliamentarians of the state of new York discussed cooperation

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Parliamentarians of the state of new York and the mayor of Moscow Sergei Sobyanin during the joint meeting discussed the importance of development of bilateral cooperation, reported the press service of the Moscow mayor on Thursday.

Meeting of the mayor with a delegation of American parliamentarians was held in Moscow on September 14. The delegation from state joined the Assembly member Luis Sepulveda, as well as members of the state Assembly of Pamela Harris and Senator Diane Savino representing the boroughs of new York with a significant number of Russian-speaking population.

«During the meeting the sides stressed the importance of development of bilateral cooperation between Moscow and new York. According to Sergei Sobyanin, Moscow and new York shared many of the problems typical of global cities: environment, transportation, education, medicine, security. Regular contacts, exchange of experience at the level of local administrations will help to more effectively solve these problems», — stated in the message.

As noted, parliamentarians of new York praised the implementation of the program of development of Moscow, including the creation of a modern urban environment and the solution of transport problems of the city.

As the correspondent of RIA Novosti, the senators met with the Deputy Secretary of the Public chamber of the Russian Federation Sergei Ordzhonikidze and representatives of the various commissions of the Public chamber.

«I think it’s important that the delegations at the local level, the state level, continue to carry out these types of trips. Business travel is not uncommon for local officials, because especially in States such as new York, among the population a very large number of migrants. It is important for us to build relations with the countries where they came from our constituencies. Especially important for us to do it now with Russia. We represent the interests of the Russian-American population», — said the Agency member of the Senate from the areas of Staten island and Brooklyn, an independent representative from the Democratic party in the Senate, Diane Savino.

«When they see their officials at the local level and other representatives of the state of new York go to Russia to strengthen ties, to discuss economic development, cultural program, they feel better, I think it’s important,» she added.