The meeting was attended by Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin, Federation Council Speaker Valentina Matviyenko, State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin, Deputy Chairman of the Security Council Dmitry Medvedev, Chief of Staff of the Presidential Executive Office Anton Vaino, Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev, Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu, Director of the Federal Security Service Alexander Bortnikov, Director of the Foreign Intelligence Service Sergei Naryshkin, Special Presidential Representative for Environmental Protection, Ecology and Transport Sergei Ivanov and First Deputy Prime Minister Andrei Belousov.
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President of Russia Vladimir Putin: Good afternoon, colleagues.
Today we will discuss a very important issue, notably, how the achievement of technological sovereignty affects national security. First Deputy Prime Minister Andrei Belousov is our main speaker today.
Mr Belousov, go ahead please.