Russia was not invited to Ukraine at Moscow security conference


RIA Novosti

The Deputy Minister of defence of Russia the General-Lieutenant Alexander Fomin said that the Agency was not invited Ukraine at the VI Moscow conference on international security, reports RIA Novosti.

“The invitation to this conference Ukraine we did not fly,” — said Fomin.

He noted that between the two countries, Russia and Ukraine, “there is a lot of complex issues — primarily in the bilateral relations”.

According to Fomin, these issues are primarily concerned with safety on the territory of Ukraine near the Russian border.

“But we are these issues actively discussed at Minsk site, the OSCE and the United Nations”, — said the Deputy Minister.

Fomin said earlier that NATO will take part in the conference but will not speak as the representative of the Alliance have refused this opportunity.

Moscow conference on international security held in 2012. Last year the conference gathered more than 700 delegates from 83 countries. This year it is scheduled for April 26-27.