Medvedev addressed the participants of the world Russian people’s Council

© RIA Novosti / Dmitry to Attachability in fotoreceptor of the government of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev. Archival photoMedvedev addressed the participants of the world Russian people’s Council© RIA Novosti / Dmitry attachability to the photobank

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev in his greeting to Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill, participants and guests of the XXII world Russian people’s Council expressed confidence that the forum will contribute to strengthening harmony in the society, the corresponding telegram is published on the government website.

The world Russian people’s Council held 1 November in Moscow. Plenary session dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the organization.

«I am confident that the forum will once again serve as an example of mutual respect, will contribute to the strengthening of harmony in the society», — the telegram says.

Medvedev noted that for 25 years the forum has become a significant event in the life of society and still brings together people of different beliefs, gives them the opportunity to come to compromise. According to him, this is especially important in the modern era of serious challenges.

The Prime Minister stressed that Russia’s experience is unique. «The ordeal, of which she managed to emerge victorious, prove the power of the people – in their unity and differences. All of us, despite the diversity of our views, consolidates the responsibility for the future of our country, the desire to see it strong and prosperous», he explained.

International public organization «world Russian people’s Council» was founded in 1993, the head of the ARNS is the Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia. Since 2005, the Cathedral was granted special consultative status at the UN.