25 November 2009, 21:42

Russia to cooperate with PACE on famine report

Russia to cooperate with PACE on  famine report

According to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, Russia will cooperate with the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) to prepare   a report on mass famine in the USSR in the 1930s. Sergey Lavrov   met with the head of PACE Mevlut Cavusoglu on November 25. Cavusoglu heads a commission on preparation of the report.

According to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, Russia will cooperate with the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) to prepare  a report on mass famine in the USSR in the 1930s. Sergey Lavrov  met with the head of PACE Mevlut Cavusoglu on November 25. Cavusoglu heads a commission on preparation of the report. The PACE head plans to present a draft report  to the Political Committee in December. At the end of the meeting Lavrov presented  Mevlut Cavusoglu with the book "Famine in the USSR. 1930-1934".

     Ukraine wants to present the famine as a genocide against Ukrainians, though other  nations suffered from it too. 

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25 January 2010, 22:32
25 January 2010, 22:32