Russia Acted with Initiative of Creating Interstate Cultural Fund
Russia acted with an initiative of creating Interstate Cultural Fund within CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States), the Russian Minister of Culture and Mass Communications Alexander Sokolov briefed media on October 9 in Baku, Trend reports.
We consider that the analogue of UNESCO, Interstate Cultural Fund within CIS may serve the development of the humanitarian co-operation within Commonwealth. Russian side has prepared the project of the two-year action plan of the Fund and is ready to partially finance its activities, the Minister stressed, adding that the initiative has already been forwarded to all CIS member-countries.
According to the Minister, the creation of the Fund will provide impulse for the further expansion of the cultural and humanitarian relations between the CIS member-countries.