Putin held an urgent security council: did they talk about the war against Ukraine
Russian President Vladimir Putin held an emergency security council on July 15th. During the meeting, Putin focused on the internal situation in Russia.
Heads of the FSB and MVS spoke at the meeting
Putin at the operational meeting with permanent members of the Security Council, he proposed discussing “the current situation in the regions of Russia,” Russian media write.
On a daily basis, we deal with the most pressing and most sensitive issues with you, but we must not forget about the current situation in the regions of the Russian Federation. Let’s talk about it today,” said the Russian dictator.
Federal Security Service Director Alexander Bortnikov and Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev made presentations.
The meeting was held via video link. Other details are still unknown, as well as whether the topic of the war in Ukraine was raised.
Note that Dmitry Peskov, Putin’s press secretary, informed on July 15 that the Russian leader decided to hold an operational meeting with the permanent members of the Russian Security Council.
The previous meeting of the Security Council was at the end of June
- Vladimir Mir Putin also held an operational meeting with the permanent members of the Security Council on June 22. At that time, the meeting was held against the backdrop of active hostilities in Ukraine and problems with the transit of goods to the Kaliningrad region.
- Now, it was decided to build the Security Council against the backdrop of attacks on Russian warehouses in the occupied territories. At the previous Security Council, they talked about plans for September, in particular, “preparation for a single voting day in Russia.”
- Let us add that Vladimir Putin is preparing to make a fourth foreign visit in 2022. Before the start of a full-scale war, the paths visited Beijing, where they met with Chinese leader Xi Jinping. After that, at the end of June, the Russian dictator visited Tajikistan and Turkmenistan.
- Now Putin is planning a visit to Iran, where he can meet with Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan.