Vladimir Putin discussed at the security Council’s military infrastructure in the Arctic


RIA Novosti

It was attended by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, Federation Council speaker Valentina Matviyenko, Kremlin chief of staff Anton Vaino, security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev, interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev, foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, FSB chief Alexander Bortnikov, head of the SVR, Sergei Naryshkin, as well as the special representative of the President Sergey Ivanov.

“Discussed current issues of socio-economic domestic agenda”, – said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.

“Had a very detailed exchange of views on issues of Russia’s military presence in the Arctic and develop the infrastructure, – said Peskov. Given the site visit, the Ministry of defence on the land of Franz Joseph.”

“In addition, in light of the contacts on the Arctic forum was held to discuss several current issues in the field of ecology, environmental protection,” – continued the representative of the Kremlin.

“In preparation for scheduled on Monday contacts with Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko to the participants of the meeting discussed topical issues of Russian-Belarusian allied relations,” – said the press Secretary of the head of state.

“Also, the participants once again expressed deep concern over the rapid deterioration of the humanitarian situation around Mosul,” – said Peskov.

In addition, today the President will hold a series of meetings and non-public meetings.