More than 300 official representatives of ministries of defense, international organizations and experts are going to participate in III Moscow International Security Conference 23-24 of May.
More than 300 official representatives of ministries of defense, international organizations and experts from more than 40 countries are going to participate in III Moscow International Security Conference under the aegis of MoD of Russian Federation 23-24 of May.
The main subjects to be discussed will be following: spreading of “color revolutions” destabilizing environment in certain regions of the world; aftermath of “Arabic spring” in Middle East and Northern Africa; outlook for providing stability in Afghanistan after withdrawal of ISAF contingent.
The Conference will be opened 23rd of Mai by the following officials: Defense Minister of Russian Federation Army General Sergei Shoygu, Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergei Lavrov, and Chief of General Staff of Russian Army – First Deputy of Defense Minister Army General Valery Gerasimov.
During the plenary meeting the speeches will be given b the following officials: Secretary General of CSTO Nikolai Bordyuzha, Defense Minister of the Republic of Belarus Lieutenant General Yuri Zhadobin, Defense Minister of Pakistan Asif Khawaja, Defense Minister of Iran Brigadier General Hossein Dehghan, Deputy Defense Minister of India Anuj Kumar Bishnoi, Deputy Defense Minister for Technical Research and External Relations of Egypt Major General Mohammed Said Ahmed Al-Assar, Political Officer of Lánzhou Military District Colonel General Li Chansay.
Issues given during the plenary meeting will be discussed in two specified sections.
Discussions in the first section will be dedicated to solutions for stabilizing of Middle East and Northern Africa regions. One of the leading experts from Russian part during the discussion will be the Head of Main Operational Department of General Staff Colonel General Vladimir Zarudnitsky.
The principal issue for the second section will be situation in Afghanistan and its influence on the security in the region.
The Head of Main Department of General Staff Lieutenant General Igor Sergun is going to present his briefing for this problem.
Bilateral meetings between Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoygu and his counterparts from Iran, Pakistan, Azerbaijan, Serbia and Armenia are supposed to be held during the conference.
The participants will visit the range of the 2 Guards Motorized Taman’ Division (Alabino, Moscow Region). The international competition on “tank biathlon” will be conducted on this range in August 2014 under the aegis of Russian MoD.
The live broadcasting will be provided by “Rossia-24” and “Zvezda” TV-channels, on-line version will be presented on the official web-page of Russian MOD as well.
The current conference in Moscow is going to be held third time.
The first conference 2012 was dedicated to the one of the most acute problems – missile defense in Europe.
The issues of the common European security were discussed on the 2nd conference.