Neocolonial system will inevitably recede into the past: Putin
Russian President Vladimir Putin asserts that the 11th International Meeting of High-Level Officials Responsible for Security Issues aims to benefit countries and peoples.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Russia, alongside other nations, will surely achieve a fair world order, whereas the model under which certain countries prosper at the expense of others will become obsolescence.
The Russian leader made the remarks while greeting the participants in the 11th International Meeting of High-Level Officials Responsible for Security Issues.
"I am confident that, together, we will achieve the formation of a more equitable, multipolar world, while the ideology of exceptionalism as well as the neocolonial system, which has undergirded the exploitation of the resources of the entire world, will inevitably recede into the past," he highlighted.
Elsewhere in his remarks, Putin informed the foreign security authorities that Russia is ready to work with all interested countries to confront common dangers and address the difficulties that humanity is facing today.
"We highly appreciate the fact that Russia has numerous allies and partners across diverse regions and continents. We sincerely cherish our historically strong, friendly, and genuinely trust-based ties with Asian, African, and Latin American countries, and we will continue to do all we can to strengthen them," he stressed.
Commenting on the significance of the conference for the global situation, he assured that frequent meetings amongst security officials aimed at sharing their experience and evaluations have demonstrated their value and relevance over the years and have been crucial in addressing critical challenges of regional and global security, as well as strategic stability.
The Russian President further stated that the program for the meeting is quite intensive and meaningful. Above all, participants at the summit will evaluate the current global situation and its potential for future growth, as well as examine the most important contemporary dangers, which include "international terrorism, extremism, illegal arms and drug trafficking, transnational crime, illegal migration, and issues pertaining to food and information security."
Putin anticipated that the conference would be fruitful and provide positive outcomes, as well as contribute to the development of new techniques and areas for practical collaboration "for the benefit of countries and peoples, and in the interest of global peace and stability."
It is worth noting that the meeting is being held in the Moscow Region on May 23-25.
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