The higher and General Council of the EP will hold a meeting on may 18

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Joint meeting of the higher and General councils of the «United Russia» is scheduled for may 18, April 26 will be a meeting of the expert Council of the party, told journalists the Chairman of the Supreme Council of the party Boris Gryzlov.

«I propose a meeting (expert) Council to be held on 26 April. I consider it essential that the Advisory Council provided its submissions and recommendations during the second half of may. It is also planned to hold a may 18 joint meeting of the higher and General councils of the party,» Gryzlov said following the meeting of the Bureau of the Supreme Council of the EP, this past Monday.

He also touched upon the deteriorating international situation. It is, according to Gryzlov, «it is absolutely artificial, specially created by our international opponents.»

«Western countries, NATO countries launched a new provocation, because it is acutely feeling the loss of its control over the global economy and international politics. The world is changing and more and more obvious the loss of the positions of those Western States that were unsure of their entitlement. This underlying cause and the sanctions imposed, and started trade wars, be it against Russia, against China or other sovereign States,» — said the Chairman of the Supreme Council of the party.

According to him, currently «unfolding competition for the future leadership,» and «Russia will be able to confidently meet new challenges and to guarantee himself the position of leader.»

«Our party is developing such cooperation, and will continue,» — said Gryzlov.

He added that at the end of April will have a working visit of the delegation of the EP in Kazakhstan.

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