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About the 40th meeting of the World Coordinating Council of Russian Compatriots

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On February 15, with the organizational support of the Russian Foreign Ministry, a meeting of the World Coordinating Council of Russian Compatriots was held via video link. The meeting was attended by the Executive Secretary of the Government Commission for Compatriots Abroad, Director of the Department for Work with Compatriots Abroad of the Russian Foreign Ministry A.B.Nurizade.

Priority attention was paid to the implementation of the results of the VII World Congress of Compatriots (Moscow, October 15-16, 2021). Elections of Vice-Chairmen of the World Council were held. A decision was made to establish working groups in its new composition, including the protection of the legitimate rights and interests of compatriots; promotion of the Russian language, national culture and traditions; development of mass media and public diplomacy; interaction with the youth of the diaspora; promotion of trade and economic cooperation and patronage.

The participants of the meeting noted that the Russian diaspora remains involved in the events in and around Russia, preserves the native Russian language and cultural heritage, and further consolidation of the community remains relevant and is crucial for the protection of the rights and legitimate interests of Russian compatriots. The members of the World Council stressed that a special role in the direction of work with compatriots is assigned to the Government Commission for Compatriots Abroad.

Source: https://mid.ru/ru/detail-material-page/1798527/

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