Meetings of leaders of the CIS (assembly in Peter)
In St.-Petersburg the advisory meeting of heads and plenipotentiaries of parliaments of the CIS has taken place. Speakers of parliaments of Russia and Armenia participated in meeting. A legislature of other states has been presented at lower level - one heads of parliaments have preferred to deal with internal problems, others have gone to Minsk. Observers regard meeting as empty.
Participants of inter-parliamentary meeting have signed three reports: about parliamentary actions for preparation for celebrating 50 - letija Victories over fascism in the Great Patriotic War 1941 - 45, about a social status of military men, about a condition and practice of ratification of interstate agreements and the contracts concluded by heads of the states and the governments of the CIS. The meeting has suggested the Supreme bodies to consider the problem on the coordination of norms of the national legislations establishing legal bases socially - economic policy concerning veterans of war. It decided to create working group of chairmen of the Supreme bodies of the states-participants CIS for preparation of offers on the questions connected with ratification and realisation of contracts and agreements within the limits of the CIS. Participants have decided to continue also the coordination “ levels of social guarantees of military men “.
This very day Council of inter-parliamentary assembly of the CIS sat at Petersburg, decided to hold plenary session of assembly 21 - on May, 22nd.
SERGEY - SLJUSARENKO