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Delegates from 18 US cities came to the twin-cities forum in Russia
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More than 100 Delegates from 18 cities of the USA and 25 cities of Russia arrived in the Russian capital to participate in the forum of twin cities on October, 11, TASS reports.
Mayors, deputy mayors and ex-mayors came to Moscow. The day before the official forum opening, American guests will visit Russian-US Youth Conference where several new projects to be announced.
Nonprofit citizen diplomacy network Sister Cities International and Russian Cities Union have organised this event. Forum participants are going to discuss promoting cooperation between cities of two countries, resumption of ties between municipal and regional structures.
Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of SCI Carol Robertson Lopez is sure that it's hard to underestimate importance of such forum in current critical situation in the field of intergovernmental relations. In the spring of 2020, it is planned to organize a similar forum in Washington.