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Moscow Conference Brought Participants Closer to Solving Int'l Security Problems

© Sputnik / Vladimir Fedorenko / Go to the mediabankRussian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu speaks at the lower parliament house's plenary meeting
Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu speaks at the lower parliament house's plenary meeting - Sputnik International
The participants of the VI Moscow Conference on International Security, held last week, brought closer the approaches to solve global and regional security issues, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Tuesday.

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MOSCOW (Sputnik) — According to the minister, the fight against international terrorism was the main issue of the conference's agenda. The Russian Defense Ministry informed the participants about the results of the work of Russia's troops in Syria and shared expert estimations regarding further military and political developments in Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

"The constructive and open dialogue between military experts from different states has allowed to bring closer the approaches to solve main issues of global and regional security," Shoigu said at a ministry's teleconference.

According to Shoigu, the key message of the conference was the call for joint steps to fight against terrorism, the development of mutually beneficial military cooperation, and the strengthening of trust.

The security conference, held under the title "Global Security: The XXI Century Challenges" on April 26-27 in the Russian capital, saw the participation of more than 750 guests from over 80 countries.

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