In addition to current matters, the participants held a planned discussion of Russia’s humanitarian policy concept.
The meeting was attended by Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin, Federation Council Speaker Valentina Matviyenko, State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin, Deputy Chairman of the Security Council Dmitry Medvedev, Chief of Staff of the Presidential Executive Office Anton Vaino, Secretary of the Security Council Nikolai Patrushev, Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu, Director of the Federal Security Service Alexander Bortnikov, Director of the Foreign Intelligence Service Sergei Naryshkin, and Special Presidential Representative for Environmental Protection, Ecology and Transport Sergei Ivanov.
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President of Russia Vladimir Putin: Colleagues,
We have a very important issue on our agenda today, the discussion of the Humanitarian Policy Concept of the Russian Federation, so that our joint efforts and coordination in this area are fully in line with Russia’s national interests for the short, medium and long term.
The report will be delivered by Sergei Lavrov.
Let us proceed.