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The annual security conference held in Munich since 1963.

Russian President Vladimir Putin will not participate in the Munich security conference, which will take place in February 2020. This was reported by “RIA Novosti” press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov.

“No,” — said the official representative of the Kremlin, answering the question of whether to go to the event, the Russian President.

The annual security conference held in Munich since 1963 on the initiative of German journalist Ewald-Heinrich von Kleist-schmenzin was the conference of.

Russia takes part in the forum from the late 1990-ies. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin participated in the 43rd Munich conference in 2007. His speech was devoted to the unipolar nature of contemporary world politics and the place and role of Russia in the modern world.

In 2019, the conference was held from 15 to 17 February. Russia was represented at the event by the Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov.