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DECR representative attends meeting dedicated to protection of compatriots abroad

DECR representative attends meeting dedicated to protection of compatriots abroad
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22 June 2023 year 14:40

On June 21, 2023, the Federal Agency for the Commonwealth of Independent States Affairs, Compatriots Living Abroad and International Humanitarian Cooperation (Rossotrudnichestvo) hosted a meeting of representatives of organizations working for the protection of rights and legitimate interests of compatriots living abroad.

Attending the meeting chaired by the Rossotrudnichestvo head, Yevgeny A. Primakov, were over twenty representatives of the state agencies and noncommercial organizations, including deputy director of the MIA Department for Work with Compatriots Abroad, director of the Solzhenitsyn House of Russian Abroad, director of the Moscow House of Compatriot, director of the Institute of Russian Abroad, and chairman of the International Council of Russian Compatriots. The Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations was represented by Hieromonk Kirill (Peregudin) of the secretariat for far abroad countries with the blessing of the DECR chairman, Metropolitan Anthony of Volokolamsk.

Discussed at the meeting were issues of changing the agenda of Rossotrudnichestvo chatbot, cooperation with the new diaspora, work with the youth on the preservation of historical memory, and preparation for the World Conference of Russian Compatriots Living Abroad on the theme “Strengthening of Traditional Spiritual and Moral Values as a Keystone to Unity of Russian Compatriots.”

DECR Communication Service/

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