View settings

Font size:
Site colours:


Official website of the President of Russia

Security Council   /

Meeting with permanent members of the Security Council

January 31, 2014

Vladimir Putin held a briefing session with permanent members of the Security Council.

On the agenda were current social and economic issues in Russia and the main items on the international agenda at the moment, especially settling the Syrian crisis. The situation in Ukraine was also among the subjects discussed at the meeting.

An exchange of views took place in the run-up to Mr Putin’s top-level international contacts over the coming days before the opening of the  Winter Olympics in Sochi. 

Taking part in the meeting were Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, Federation Council Speaker Valentina Matviyenko, Chief of Staff of the Presidential Executive Office Sergei Ivanov, Secretary of the Security Council Nikolai Patrushev, Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, Director of the Federal Security Service Alexander Bortnikov, Director of the Foreign Intelligence Service Mikhail Fradkov, Deputy Secretary of the Security Council Rashid Nurgaliyev, and permanent member of the Security Council Boris Gryzlov.

January 31, 2014