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Russian, African MPs to Discuss Countering External Interference at Russia–Africa Summit

© Sputnik . Vladimir Fedorenko / Go to the mediabankDeputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Ryabkov at the plenary session of the State Duma.
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Ryabkov at the plenary session of the State Duma. - Sputnik Africa, 1920, 24.07.2023
The second Russia–Africa Summit and Economic Forum will be held on July 27-28 in St. Petersburg. Sputnik is serving as an information partner of the event.
The Russian State Duma Commission on External Interference Investigation will exchange experience with its colleagues from Africain protecting sovereignty and countering external interference, said Vasily Piskarev, the commission's head.

"At the forum in St. Petersburg on Friday, the commission will exchange experience with colleagues from Africa in protecting sovereignty and countering external interference in the internal affairs of the country. Let's talk, in particular, about interference in elections," the commission's Telegram channel quotes Piskarev as saying.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (L) and Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat attend a signing ceremony during the 2019 Russia-Africa Summit at the Sirius Park of Science and Art in Sochi, Russia, on October 24, 2019 - Sputnik Africa, 1920, 23.07.2023
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He noted that the techniques used by the United States and its allies are very similar.
According to him, many countries in Africa are just making their way to democracy, so "Western dictatorship and shameless interference in internal affairs are felt even stronger."

"Let's talk about our legislative developments and continue the dialogue that we started in March at the Russia–Africa International Parliamentary Conference in Moscow," he added.

The first Russia–Africa Summit was held in Sochi in 2019, and an economic forum was held in parallel.
The forum was attended by heads of African nations, representatives of Russian, African, and international business and government agencies, as well as representatives of integration associations of the African continent.