The 2nd International Anti-Terrorist Conference will be held in St. Petersburg in March 2002. PACE Secretary-General Bruno Haller and leaders of the CIS Inter-Parliamentary Assembly discussed preparations for the conference in St. Petersburg on Wednesday. These organisations are the sponsors of the conference. They also considered the practical aspects and long-term tasks of cooperation between the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe and the CIS Inter-Parliamentary Assembly, Bruno Haller said.
Presidential candidate Ksenia Sobchak, who was accredited for the press conference by Vladimir Putin from Dozhd (Rain) television channel, asked Putin about competition at the coming election