Volodin outlined the main objectives of the international activity of the state Duma

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich in photobacteria of the state Duma of the Russian Federation. Archival photoVolodin outlined the main objectives of the international activity of the state Duma© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich the image Bank

International activity of the state Duma should be aimed at the protection and promotion of interests of Russia, the development of bilateral relations and strengthening economic cooperation with other countries, said the speaker of the lower house of Parliament, Vyacheslav Volodin in the final spring session of the plenary meeting on Friday.

Volodin called a significant event of the last session of the forum «Development of parliamentarism» was held in June of this year. According to him, is already receiving requests to make the forum an annual event.

«Speaking about the international activities of the State Duma, I want to reiterate the need to work on the final result. To protect and promote the interests of our country, the development of bilateral relations, solving issues and strengthening economic and humanitarian cooperation. In this regard, we need to use new formats of parliamentary work», — said Volodin.

According to him, it is also important to form inter-parliamentary cooperation on the basis of a substantial agenda. In this regard, Volodin noted the effectiveness of work within the inter-parliamentary commissions, which allows us to specify the issues to be addressed, disciplinary both sides in promoting dialogue.

«In combination with the interaction of the relevant committees and parliamentary factions with their partners in other countries it does work in the framework of the parliamentary dimension, a more systematic and, most importantly, more effective», — said Volodin.