The Minister of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation Rashid Nurgaliyev transferred to the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Yury Lutsenko president's powers in Council of ministers of internal affairs of the countries - participants of the Commonwealth of Independent States.
Nurgaliyev declared it during opening of the next meeting of council in Yalta (Crimea).
He noted that according to article 12 of situation about Council of ministers of internal affairs of the countries - participants of the CIS he delegated powers of the chairman to the Ukrainian Interior Minister Lutsenko.
"Dear Yury Vitalyevich (Lutsenko), accept my congratulations. It is sure that as the chairman of the board of Ministers of Internal Affairs you continue a course on comprehensive strengthening, development and cooperation of law-enforcement bodies and the governments of our countries in all directions quickly - office activity", - Nurgaliyev told.
He noted that Russia is in return ready to render any assistance in the solution of perspective tasks of Council of ministers of internal affairs of the CIS.