Putin will hold a meeting of the security Council of the Russian Federation on nuclear and chemical security of the country


MOSCOW, October 30. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin on 30 October will hold a meeting of the Russian Security Council, reported the press service of the Kremlin. “It is planned to consider the issues of implementation of state policy in the sphere of ensuring nuclear, radiation, chemical and biological safety of the Russian Federation”, – noted in the Kremlin.

With a keynote address by the Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Rogozin. As reported, the press Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov, scheduled for Friday, the session “the event was massive with a very broad participation, there will be a lot of reports.”

Certain aspects of the topic, which is submitted to the meeting, the President discussed some time ago. So, with the head of “Rosatom” Sergey Kiriyenko at the end of September they were talking including about the disposal of nuclear submarines. The head of state Corporation then reported to the President that is recycled 197 of 201 transferred to Rosatom nuclear submarines. They also discussed the issues associated with spent nuclear fuel.

The President pays significant attention to environmental issues. Speaking of which, Putin noted, and often the special responsibility of Russia for the Arctic. “Russia, almost a third of the territory of which constitute the regions of the far North, has a special responsibility for the Arctic, he said in greeting to participants and guests of the International conference on security in the Arctic, which took place on 16 September in Arkhangelsk. – Therefore, among our priorities in the Arctic – a balance between economic activities and preserving the unique environment, respect for culture and traditional lifestyle of indigenous numerically small peoples”.