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Greetings from Assistant of the Russian President

25.06.2010

p5943_1.jpgMOSCOW, 25 JUNE 2010. PIR PRESS – “First of all, I would like to point out a timely nature of launching wide discussions between political, military and expert communities of Russia and the United States on further steps in the field of strategic offensive arms reductions,” – Assistant of the Russian President Sergey Prikhodko.

On June 25, 2010 PIR Center together with the Ploughshares Fund holds the International conference “New START Sighed: What's Next?”. The Geography of participants is wide – CIS, Central and East Europe, and also European countries and the USA. We expect the representatives from different Russian cities – from Saint Peterburg to Tomsk.

Assistant of the Russian President Sergey Prikhodko prepared his greetings letter for the participants of the Conference. He appreciated the role of the civil society and NGOs in strengthening international security and disarmament. “It is obvious that to achieve a comprehensive success in these areas political will of the leaders of our nations should rely not only on the professionalism of the negotiating teams, but also on the public support for the initiatives and solutions emerging in these areas”.

Sergey Prikhodko also noted the importance and timeliness of this conference “First of all, I would like to point out a timely nature of launching wide discussions between political, military and expert communities of Russia and the United States on further steps in the field of strategic offensive arms reductions.”

You can find the agenda of the Conference on PIRCenter's website section Conference “New START Sighed: What's Next?”

For more detailed information on conference, please, contact  Conference Coordinator Elena Geleskul by phone +7 (495) 987-1915, fax +7 (495) 987-1914 or via e-mail: geleskul@pircenter.org

 

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