Participation of Mr. Asaf Hajiyev, PABSEC Secretary General, in the 25th Anniversary Session of the Interparliamentary Assembly of Member Nations of the Commonwealth of Independent States (IPA CIS), St. Petersburg, 27 March, 2017
The PABSEC Secretary General, Mr. Asaf Hajiyev, participated in the 25th Anniversary Session of the Interparliamentary Assembly of Member Nations of the Commonwealth of Independent States (IPA CIS), which was held in St. Petersburg on 27 March, 2017.
The PABSEC Secretary General congratulated Mrs. Valentina Matvienko, Chairperson of the IPA CIS Council, on behalf of Mr. Ismail Kahraman, PABSEC President, Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey (GNAT), and expressed his belief in further fruitful cooperation between the two Assemblies.
On 28 March, Mr. Asaf Hajiyev addressed a joint conference on “Combating international terrorism” organized by the IPA CIS and the OSCE PA. In his intervention, Mr. Hajiyev stressed the importance of the common efforts in the fight against terrorism and informed the participants about the PABSEC activities in this field.
In the margins of the IPACIS session, the PABSEC Secretary General met with Mr. Alexey Sergeev, Secretary General of the IPA CIS Council. The two parts discussed the issues of joint cooperation in the framework of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the two Assemblies, signed by the leaders of the Assemblies in Strasbourg, 2016.