Salvadoran Front Attends Moscow's Alternative Forum
Moscow, Apr 27 (Prensa Latina) The general secretary of the Farabundo Marti Front for National Liberation (FMLN) in El Salvador, Medardo Gonzalez, is attending today in this Russian capital a forum of progressive political parties that share the need to build a just world.
Medardo arrived in Moscow this weekend invited to the alternative forum "Solidarity Response to global challenges. The way towards a just world," which was convened by the Just Russia parliamentary party and in the presence of the country's other political forces.
The visit has a double purpose to maintain and deepen relations with the political parties, and at the same time strengthen ties at a government level.
This invitation has a great importance for the FMLN as a political party and as a force in the government, once it has been part of a group with weight in the political life of Russia, where other systemic organizations of the Federation will be also present, Medardo noted.
Regarding the issue of the forum, what the Front precisely pursue is the construction of a just world in El Salvador, the region and globally. It's just what the Salvadoran revolutionaries are looking for, the legislator also said.
He pointed out that he will represent in the event the FMLN parliamentary group, made up of 32 legislators within the National Assembly, of 84 mandates in total.
Representing delegations from more than 35 European, Asian and Latin American countries, parliamentarians, international experts, politicians and social activists will attend the forum.
Delegates from El Salvador, Mexico and Nicaragua will represent Latin America, the organizing committee announced.
The leader of the Just Russia parliamentary group at the State Duma, Serguei Mironov and Vice President Nikolai Levichev will preside over the event.