On May 24, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova held a video conference meeting with Chairman of the National Human Rights Committee of Qatar Ali bin Samih
The parties discussed the participation of Qatar as an observer at the next meeting of the Eurasian Ombudsman Alliance to be held in June this year, and exchanged views on the human rights agenda.
In March a Memorandum on Cooperation was signed with the National Human Rights Committee of Qatar. The agreement aims at fostering a closer relationship between the parties in the areas of promoting a culture of human rights and the protection of human rights. In particular, one of the important areas of collaboration is mutual reporting and assistance in cases of violations of human rights and freedoms of citizens of the Russian Federation in the territory of Qatar and citizens of Qatar in the territory of the Russian Federation, received by either party.