MOSCOW, March 11. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree outlining the foundations of Russia’s state policy aimed at ensuring chemical and biological security for the period before and after 2025. The document has been published on an official website containing legal information.
The document points out that the state policy on chemical and biological security "is part of the state management system regarding Russia’s national security." It includes measures in the legal, biological, sanitary, administrative, military, financial, communication and information fields, aimed at protecting the country’s people and environment from the negative impact of dangerous chemical and biological factors, creating and developing systems to monitor chemical and biological risks, as well as at boosting bilateral and international cooperation in the area of chemical and biological security.