26 September

First meeting of the Joint working group of the Interparliamentary Assembly of Orthodoxy and International Catholic Legislators Network


Deputy Chairman of the Committee on International Affairs of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Alexey Chepa took part in the first meeting of the Joint working group of the Interparliamentary Assembly of Orthodoxy and International Catholic Legislators Network, that was held on the 25–26 September 2019 in the European Parliament.

The problem of growth of religious intolerance was discussed during the meeting. The participants agreed on the need to consolidate efforts in order to promote protection of Christians persecuted around the world.