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High Commissioner met with Secretary General of Council of Europe Thorbjørn Jagland

27 March 2019
High Commissioner met with Secretary General of Council of Europe Thorbjørn Jagland

On March 27, in Strasbourg, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova met with Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjørn Jagland.

Tatiana Moskalkova and Thorbjørn Jagland discussed the development of interaction between Russia and the Council of Europe in the field of human rights diplomacy, protection of human rights and humanitarian cooperation.

Thorbjørn Jagland noted the importance of constructive engagement for peace and the rule of law despite difficulties and differences. The Secretary General of the Council of Europe also stressed that in recent years relations with the Russian Commissioner’s office have remained stable and constructive.

Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Dunja Mijatović also participated in the meeting.

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