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    London is to host 2016 conference dedicated to the conflict- and crisis prevention in the region on Monday.

    Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond arrives in Downing Street
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    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The UK capital of London on Monday is expected to host the conference dubbed Europe and its Neighborhood 2016 dedicated to the prevention of conflicts and the prevention of crises in the region.

    The conference will be held in the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House) and will focus on a number of issues, such as the ongoing conflict in Syria, the forthcoming US presidency of Donald Trump, the relations of the 28-nation bloc with Russia and Turkey, as well as tackling the migration flows and struggle against terrorism.

    A number of politicians and experts from a wide range of countries are expected to participate in the event, including UN Special Envoy on Syria Staffan de Mistura, ex-UN Deputy Secretary-General Mark Malloch-Brown, French Ambassador to the United Kingdom Sylvie Bermann, President and CEO of the International Crisis Group Jean-Marie Guehenno and Elena Donova, who is the first secretary of Russia's Permanent Mission to NATO.


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