VLADIVOSTOK, July 3 (Itar-Tass) - U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano, who arrived on Wednesday in Vladivostok for the 4th Annual International Conference on Security Matters hosted by the Russian Security Council, has taken part in a bilateral meeting of Chinese and US delegations held behind closed doors.
Napolitano is accompanied in this trip by the Department of the Treasury’s Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing, Daniel Glaser. It is expected that during the conference Napolitano will discuss a wide range of issues, including efforts to ensure and strengthen aviation security.
The fourth annual conference on Russky Island is organized by the Russian Security Council. About 300 representatives from almost 80 countries take part in it this year. The Chinese delegation is the most representative with 150 people arriving for the conference.
Within two days the delegates will be discussing international cooperation in fight against the laundering of illegally obtained incomes, the strengthening of international and regional transport security, protection of information resources and fight against the use of communication means with criminal aims.