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Ambassador Mero (United Republic of Tanzania)
Fédération de Russie
13 The United Nations Secretary-General's High-Level Panel Report on Access to Medicines
614. The Russian Federation would like to thank the delegations of Brazil, China, India and South Africa for inclusion of this topic on the agenda of the TRIPS Council meeting. 615. We attach great importance to the issue of access to medicines, which needs to be discussed in a broader context, taking into account not only the Paragraph 6 System, but also various other relevant measures and factors. 616. The Russian Federation welcomes the sharing of delegations' views on the recommendations of the High Level Panel as well as delegations' experiences in using the TRIPS flexibilities to address public policy priorities, in particular, related to public health. 617. As for the Paragraph 6 of the Doha Declaration on the TRIPS Agreement and Public Health that we mentioned in our statement, the Russian Federation is currently accelerating the internal process and taking all the necessary steps in terms of our constitutional requirements for accepting the Protocol Amending the TRIPS Agreement and aims to accept the Protocol in the near future.
The Council took note of the statements made and agreed to take the matter up as an ad hoc agenda item at its next meeting.
70. The Chairman said that Brazil, China, India and South Africa had requested that this item be added to the agenda. They had submitted a communication that briefly introduced the item, circulated in document IP/C/W/619.

71. The representatives of India, Brazil, South Africa, China, Ecuador, Egypt, Indonesia, Bangladesh, the Russian Federation, the United States, Canada, the European Union, Chile, Australia, Switzerland, Japan, the Republic of Korea, the Plurinational State of Bolivia and Norway took the floor.

72. The representatives of the Holy See, WHO, UNCTAD, and UNAIDS took the floor.

73. The representative of the Secretariat took the floor.

74. The Council took note of the statements made and agreed to take the matter up as an ad hoc agenda item at its next meeting.

IP/C/M/83, IP/C/M/83/Add.1