Vice-speaker of the state Duma will take part in «Forum for the future consensus,» in South Korea

© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite in fotomonster Chairman of the State Duma Olga Timofeeva. Archival photoVice-speaker of the state Duma will take part in «Forum for the future consensus,» in South Korea© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite the image Bank

Vice-speaker of the state Duma Olga Timofeeva on 26-27 November to take part in the forum «2017 — the future Forum consensus» (2017 — Future Consensus Forum), which will be held in South Korea’s Incheon, according to the Duma management public relations and media relations.

«Politicians and businessmen, representatives of various circles from Russia, South Korea, China, Japan and other countries will discuss issues of global governance in northeast Asia. As one of the Central themes of the discussions, the forum organizers invited the economic initiative «Butterfly», involving the development of new global logistic corridors», — stated in the message.

It is noted that on 27 November Timofeev will speak at the session on global governance for security and stability in northeast Asia.

«The biggest problem in the region, of course, is the aggravation of the situation on the Korean Peninsula. To resolve political conflicts and to move to a new quality of economic development, in our opinion, is possible only on the basis of mutual respect, cooperation and open dialogue», — said Timofeeva, words which given in the press release.

«As for discussing the economic projects which can give impetus to development, they are primarily associated with new transport corridors. Russia is already implementing its plan to develop the Northern sea route, which could become a full-fledged competitor to the Suez canal. Everyone understands that a well-developed transport infrastructure, this will tell the weighty word in the economy of the future», — said the Deputy.

The participation of Russian parliamentarians in the forum was scheduled during the bilateral meetings of the speaker of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodina with President of the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea Chon Se-Kyung with in the fields of the 137th Assembly of the IPU in St. Petersburg in October.

In June Timofeeva as part of a large Russian delegation headed by Vyacheslav Volodin participated in the Second meeting of the speakers of the countries of Eurasia in Seoul.