KUBINKA (Moscow region), June 19. /TASS/. "Army-2015 forum held in the Moscow region, drew more than 7,000 participants from 55 Russian regions and 12 foreign countries. The forum, organized by the Russian Defense Ministry, has been the most significant event in recent years," said Head of a Military-Scientific Committee of the Russian Armed forces Lieutenant-General Stanislav Suvorov on Friday.
"It was not the first and only major event organized by the Defense Ministry in recent years, but it has proved a record event in terms of participants attending and geography of territories from where they arrived," he said.
A program of the forum included more than 90 round-table discussions and briefings, in which representatives of the Federal Assembly, bodies of the executive power, public organizations, defense enterprises, business community and more than 20 representatives of foreign countries took part.
"Thanks to a system of video conferences and on-line broadcasts experts from the Khabarovsk region, Khankala, the islands of Kotelny and Novaya Zemlya archipelago took part in round tables. Video contact was organized with 55 callers," Suvorov said.