Patrushev will discuss security issues in the regions of the southern Federal district

MOSCOW, March 27. /TASS/. The Secretary of the Russian security Council Nikolai Patrushev on Friday will hold a meeting on topical issues of national security in the regions of South Federal district (SFD). This was reported by the press service of the apparatus of the security Council.

“the Traditional meeting, which the Secretary of the Russian security Council on behalf of the President of Russia on a monthly basis in one of Federal districts, will be held in videoconference”, – noted in press service. The event will be attended by the Plenipotentiary of RF President in the SFD Vladimir Ustinov, heads of the southern regions of the country, representatives of Federal ministries and agencies.

Holding videoselection with regions and previously practiced in the government of the Russian Federation, however now in connection with the spread of the coronavirus, this format has become more urgent at all levels.

Patrushev holds regular meetings on topical security issues in different Federal districts. The previous such event was held in late February in Vladikavkaz, it was dedicated to the fight against corruption and ensure public security on transport in the regions of the North Caucasus Federal district. In the southern Federal district Secretary of the Russian security Council in previous times spent a field meeting in Volgograd in September 2019.

the structure of the SFD includes the Astrakhan, Volgograd and Rostov region, Krasnodar Krai, Adygea, Kalmykia, the Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol. In the district there are more than 16 million people.