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30 foreign delegations will come to Singapore to participate in the international conference

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Representatives of more than 40 countries will take part in the security conference in Singapore.

Representatives of more than 40 countries, including more than 30 ministerial-level delegations, will take part in the Shangri-la Dialogue International conference in Singapore. This is reported in a publication of the Ministry of Defense distributed on Thursday.

"The conference will be held from June 10 to 12, on its The opening ceremony will be addressed by Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida," the statement reads. "Head of Singapore's Defense DepartmentN. En Hen will address the participants on June 12 with a report on "New ideas in ensuring regional stability," the ministry said.

The conference "will be attended by representatives of 42 countries, 37 delegations will be represented at the level of ministries," the message says. At the same time, as the correspondent of TASS was told at the Embassy of the Russian Federation in In Singapore, the organizers withdrew the invitation to the Russian side to take part in the Shangri-la Dialogue.

In addition, the Pentagon chief will speak at the forumLloyd Austin and the Chinese Defense MinisterWei Fenghe. As expected, the military leaders will also hold a separate meeting among themselves.

The organizer of the largest security forum in the Asia-Pacific region is the International Institute for Strategic Studies. Shangri-la Dialogue has been held annually since 2002, but in 2020 and 2021 the conference was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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