Putin begins a traditional series of meetings on defense industry in Sochi


MOSCOW, 9 November. The President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin on November 9 will hold a work day in Sochi, where the head of state in the next week will be a series of meetings on the military-industrial complex. About it told journalists the President’s press Secretary Dmitry Peskov.

“Monday, the President will resume the practice of regular meetings with representatives of the defense Ministry and the chief designers of the enterprises of the military-industrial complex”, – said Peskov. “During the week in the daily mode will be the next session – immersion in the theme of the military-industrial complex, defense procurement and military construction,” he said.

Press Secretary of the head of state added that Putin will also hold this week a series of working meetings will be held and international contacts. Earlier, the press service of the Kremlin reported that on Tuesday, November 10, the President will meet with Emir of Kuwait.

The series of meetings Putin holds already for the sixth time: he brings in the defense Ministry and defense companies and other responsible officials twice a year – in may and in November. Typically, meetings are held daily, separately for different genera and species of troops, and then the results will be announced at a General meeting.

The previous series of meetings was held in mid-may this year in Sochi. They were dedicated to the implementation of state defense orders, to provide the troops aerospace defense and strategic nuclear forces, the development of the army, re-equipment of the army and Navy, training, etc.