The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation is holding the IX Moscow Conference on International Security on 22-24 of June, 2021, where the most urgent problems and trends in the field of international military policy will be traditionally discussed.
The COVID-19 pandemic has made significant changes in the system of international contacts, intensified a number of former contradictions. We are witnessing how a new world order and forms of interaction in the field of security are being formed.
Last year, due to the pandemic, the dialogue between heads of defense agencies and subject matter experts was actually hampered. Many international events, including the Moscow forum, were cancelled.
In 2021, there are positive trends in overcoming new coronavirus infection. Vaccination of the population and the experience of medical personnel will allow us to expand contacts between countries and continents and provide an opportunity for direct dialogue.
The program of the forum includes the most urgent issues of the contemporary global and regional security agenda, in the solution of which the key role belongs to defense agencies.
During the conference all necessary anti-epidemiological measures will be taken.
The forum traditionally brings together Defence Ministers, Heads of International organizations, nongovernment experts and world’s think-tank representatives.
General of the Army Sergey Shoygu
Minister of the Defense of the Russian Federation