MOSCOW (Sputnik) — During an Army and Society course lecture taking place at the Russian General Staff and aimed at senior defense officials, Shoigu said:
"Today's condition of the military organization of the state conforms to the necessary requirements. Its development should proceed with consideration for a possible escalation of the international climate and the constantly improving fighting capabilities of foreign states."
He added that the Defense Ministry was playing a coordinating role in setting up interdepartmental communication on settling defense issues.
"In order to set up complex monitoring, real-time defense, political and strategic analysis, as well as taking rapid decisions while administering the military organization of the country, the National Defense Management Center has been created," Shoigu lectured.
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