DVORIKI VILLAGE, July 26 /TASS/. Struggle against radical extremist, religious and nationalistic organizations is a priority task of the Federal Agency for the Affairs of Nationalities and of the state in the field of inter-ethnic relations, Magomedsalam Magomedov, the Kremlin administration deputy chief, said on Tuesday.
"Perhaps, the most urgent task today is to neutralize the influence of radical extremist, religious and nationalistic organizations, which, unfortunately, are working among your peers and young people who form the most passionate part of our society," Magomedov told the participants in a panel discussion at the "Territory of Meanings on Klyazma" youth educational forum.
"As a rule, these [extremist] structures maintain close financial and ideological links with foreign organizations. It is a priority task for us, the federal agency, today. I believe that we are coping with the problem much better that many other countries," Magomedov went on to say.
"Today, the state has realized the need to pursue a clear-cut inter-ethnic state policy and is allocating funds for this purpose. It is clear that we still have problems, which we are trying to resolve," Magomedov added.
The forum is hosting its fourth shift on July 21-27. Its main theme is "Young Experts in the Field of Inter-Ethnic Relations."
This year’s forum is expected to discuss Russia’s relations with the countries of historical West and attempts of some countries to create an anti-Russian "front of deterrence" by using the "cold war" instruments and stereotypes.
"Territory of Meanings on Klyazma" forum takes place in the Vladimir region from June 27 to August 28 under the supervision of the Russian president’s department for internal policy. It has eight thematic shifts. The forum’s organizers include the Federal Agency for Youth Affairs; the Russian Public Chamber and the Russian Patriotic Center (Rospatriottsentr) of the Russian Federal Agency for Youth Affairs.