Defense ministers of Russia and China to meet in St. Petersburg

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Russian Defense Minister, Army General Sergei Shoigu and his Chinese counterpart, Colonel-General Cháng Wànquán will meet in St. Petersburg to discuss international security issues and military-technical cooperation.

“The meeting will be held “on the margins” of the conference of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization defense ministers,” – head of the press and information service of the Russian Defense Ministry, Major-General Igor Konashenkov told reporters.

On Tuesday, Shoigu arrived at St. Petersburg, where he will chair a meeting of the SCO states Defense Ministers. The conference, in particular, will discuss ways of consolidating efforts to adequately respond the new challenges in the area of the ​​SCO responsibility.


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