The 60th Anniversary of the Union of Soviet Societies for Friendship and Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries (USSF)

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Commemorative event for the 60th Anniversary of the Union of Soviet Societies for Friendship and Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries (USSF) was held in Moscow.

The event was attended by representatives of the Executive Office of the President of the Russian Federation, the Federation Council, the State Duma, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, ministries and agencies, the diplomatic corps, veterans – activists of friendship societies, employees of USSF foreign offices.

Eleonora Valentinovna Mitrofanova, Head of The Federal Agency for the Commonwealth of Independent States, Compatriots Living Abroad, and International Humanitarian Cooperation (Rossotrudnichestvo) gave her speech.

The representative of RCSCAA took part in the event. In his speech, he noted the readiness of the Russian Committee of Solidarity and Cooperation with the peoples of Asia and Africa to collaborate with friendship societies in order to strengthen cooperation of Russia with other countries.