Putin called for the unification of efforts of different countries in the fight against corruption


ST. PETERSBURG, November 2. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin has urged to unite efforts of different countries in the fight against corruption.

“One of the most serious global problems affecting all States, is corruption. It destabilizes the national economy, violates human rights, undermines the principles of justice, provokes social tension in society”, – noted the head of state.

In his view, “only by working together can we effectively deal with this common for our countries harm.” “Russia actively participates in international dialogue on a wide range of issues of combating corruption and willing to share the accumulated experience and best practices,” – said in greeting Putin to the participants of the UN Conference on the fight against corruption. The message at the forum was announced by the head of the Kremlin administration Sergei Ivanov.