Munich Security Conference opens

Munich Security Conference opens

Munich Security Conference opens

Over 500 participants from around the world attended the three-day major annual gathering for worldwide security issues, amid uncertain transatlantic relations and challenges to the liberal global order, mainly protectionism and nationalism.

World leaders and ministers are meeting in Munich to discuss pressing security issues, including North Korea's nuclear and missile programs and the Syrian civil war.

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is to set off for Germany to participate in the Munich Security Conference (MSC).

Among the participants of the summit are the US Secretary of Defense, James Mattis; Russian Foreign Minister Serguei Lavrov; the Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu; the British Prime Minister, Theresa May; and the president of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker.

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For the first time within the Munich Security Conference, a special event dedicated to Georgia is being co-organized, during which the Prime Minister of Georgia is scheduled to deliver a speech.

From Friday until Sunday, more than 30 heads of state and government and over 100 cabinet ministers from across the globe come together at the MSC for discussions on major global security challenges, according to the official website of the event.

As part of the 54th Munich Security Conference, Kvirikashvili will also hold meetings with business representatives.

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