The Russian Foreign Ministry announced April 30 that Foreign Minister Yevgeny Primakov would take part in a Council of Europe Ministers’ Committee meeting scheduled for today and tomorrow. Primakov is to address the session with a report entitled "Russia and the Council of Europe." It will be Primakov’s first appearance before the committee since Russia entered the Council. (Interfax, April 30)
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