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Well, I wouldn’t have to say much more for representatives of the embassies, because the very fact that the special representative of the President has to cut his presentation shorter on one hour and to come to urgent close meeting dedicated to the situation in Egypt – well, it allows you to send qu...

Chairman of the Federation Council's International Affairs Committee shares his vision of U.S.-Russian relations, noting the key areas where the countries have something in common and where their interests diverge.

Russia and the United States need a marriage of convenience

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04.10.2013

The new issue of the Security Index journal is dedicated to the Middle East problems in general and to the ongoing Syrian conflict in particular, which has recently become one of the top issues on the international agenda. The other important topics, discussed in the journal, are nonproliferation of weapons of mass destruction, nuclear safety and security, and conventional arms control. In addition, the authors address the subject of cybersecurity, political processes in the Post-Soviet space, and the role of international peacemaking and peacekeeping in today’s world.

04.07.2013

“It goes without saying, that we stand for the political processes in Egypt to develop in the legitimate political way, and for us the President of Egypt, Mohamed Morsi, is legitimately elected president. We cooperated with him and hopefully will continue the cooperation. At the same time we understand the mood, which is expressed by a large part of the Egyptian society. Also we do understand this feeling of responsibility that the military of Egypt have for the fate of their country”, – Mikhail Margelov, Chair of the Committee for Foreign Affairs of the Council of Federation of the Federal Assembly and Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation on the cooperation with African countries.

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Margelov, Mikhail V. image
Name: Margelov, Mikhail V.
City: Moscow, Russia
Affiliation: Vice-President, Joint-Stock Company Transneft
Biography :

In 2014 Mikhail Margelov was appointed Vice President of Transneft, JSC. Representative of the Pskov Region Administration to the Council of Federation of the Federal Assembly. In the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), he is a member of the Committee on the Honouring of Obligations and Commitments by Member States of the Council of Europe (Monitoring Committee), the Political Affairs Committee and the Sub-Committee on the Middle East. In March 2011 Mikhail Margelov has been appointed as Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation on the cooperation with African countries. From December 2008 until March 2011 he served as the Special Representative of the President of the Russian Fedration on Sudan. Until 2005 Mikhail Margelov was the Vice-Chairman of the PACE. Before 2000 - the head of the group of political observers of Russian Information Agency Vesti. In 1986 graduated from Moscow State University. PIR Center Advisory Board member since 2002.

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Chairman of the Federation Council's International Affairs Committee shares his vision of U.S.-Russian relations, noting the key areas where the countries have something in common and where their interests diverge.

Russia and the United States need a marriage of convenience

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