Volodin: the solution of the Syrian issue proved the possibility of joint struggle against terrorism


ISLAMABAD, December 24. /Offset. TASS Yuri Kukin, Alexey Golubkin/. Operation of Russian armed forces in Syria, as well as cooperation between Russia, Iran and Turkey, in stabilizing the situation in the region, proved the possibility of successful fight against terrorism. This was stated on Sunday, the speaker of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin, speaking at the first regional inter-parliamentary conference on security Affairs and struggle against terrorism. It involved the heads of the parliaments of Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran, Turkey, China and Russia.

“The unbeatable advantage in the struggle against this evil are unity. In the fight against terrorism requires a specific joint legislative action,” – said Volodin.

He expressed confidence that the development of the situation in the middle East and South Asia “directly affects the safety of millions of people far beyond the borders of these regions – Russia, East Asia, Europe, the United States of America.”

Before the opening of the conference, delegations of all participating countries met with the President of Pakistan Hussain Hussain.

Improving the quality of life

Improving the quality of life of ordinary people is one of the key measures to combat terrorism. This opinion was expressed on Sunday, the speaker of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin in the first regional inter-parliamentary conference on security and combating terrorism, which was attended by the heads of the parliaments of Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran, Turkey, China and Russia.

“We need to understand that one of the key factors fueling terror and violence is the low quality of life. Therefore, improving the welfare of our citizens, the movement for common prosperity through mutually beneficial cooperation, integration processes – our common goal that meets the challenge of combating terrorism,” he said.

In this regard, I am sure Volodin, of particular importance is the implementation of major transport and energy projects aimed at further strengthening of regional ties and communication. “These projects – the key to development and revival of economic and investment activity and, as a consequence, the welfare of the citizens of all countries,” he said.

Conference on combating terrorism

Chairman of the state Duma believes that the conference on issues of combating terrorism and mutual cooperation, which takes place on Sunday in Pakistan, should be the basis for tradition. He stated this at a meeting with the head of the National Assembly (the lower chamber of Parliament) of Pakistan Sardar Ayaz Sadiq.

According to Volodin, between parliaments of the two countries is trust and “the Foundation that allows you to better understand each other.” “This conference should become a good tradition, it should be extended in future”, – said the speaker of the state Duma.

He recalled seeing a Garden for the fourth time during the current year. He also hoped that in the coming year relations between the two countries, including their parliaments, are taken to a new level, especially in matters of economic cooperation and legislative regulation.

“We are laying the Foundation for future meetings. Today our delegation is attended by representatives of companies that work with Pakistan. We hope that next year we will reach new levels of cooperation in this question”, – said Volodin.

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