The Congress of compatriots will help unite the Russian world, Lavrov said

© RIA Novosti / Grigory to Sysoeva in fotobounce of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov. Archival photoThe Congress of compatriots will help unite the Russian world, Lavrov said© RIA Novosti / Grigory to Sysoeva the image Bank

The results of the upcoming world Congress of compatriots will contribute to the consolidation of the Russian world, said in a statement, the foreign Minister of Russia Sergey Lavrov.

«It is symbolic that our meeting is held on the eve of the Sixth world Congress of Russian compatriots living abroad. I am convinced that its results will contribute to the further consolidation of the multinational Russian world», he read out a welcoming speech of the Minister at the round table «Development and exchange of experience in the field of humanitarian and business cooperation between the organizations of compatriots and Russian regions» the Director of Department for work with compatriots abroad Oleg Malginov.

Sixth world Congress of Russian compatriots will be held on 31 October and 1 November in Moscow under the slogan «Russia and compatriots: new challenges and new frontiers.» It will be attended by over 400 delegates from 98 countries, heads of Federal authorities, and also representatives of some regions of Russia.

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