NATO member countries invited to Moscow for conference on int’l security


A picture taken on May 6, 2016 in Moscow shows the Ivan the Great Bell Tower (L) the tallest of the towers in the Moscow Kremlin complex.

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MOSCOW – Organizers of the 6th Moscow Conference on International Security have invited representatives of 84 countries, including member states of the North Atlantic Alliance, or NATO.

The conference is to be held in Moscow for the sixth time now and will see Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov speak at the opening ceremony, the Russian Defense Ministry said.

A section dedicated to the conference started to function on the Russian Defense Ministry website on Friday. Representatives of 84 countries have been invited, including those nations participating in the NATO bloc, specifically, Britain, Belgium, Germany, Canada, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, the United States, and Turkey.

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