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Putin discussed special military operation with Russian Security Council — Kremlin

It is noted that pressing current issues of the social and economic agenda have been discussed

MOSCOW, January 20. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin has discussed the special military operation with the permanent members of the Russian Security Council, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday.

"There has been an exchange of opinions about the progress of the special military operation. Defense Minister [Sergey] Shoigu has briefed the attendees about visiting the headquarters of the operation at the start of the week. The head of state has provided information about his recent international telephone communications. Also, pressing current issues of the social and economic agenda have been discussed," the spokesman said.

According to Peskov, the meeting was attended by Federation Council Speaker Valentina Matviyenko, State Duma Chairman Vyacheslav Volodin, Security Council Deputy Chairman Dmitry Medvedev, Head of the Kremlin Administration Anton Vaino, Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev, Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu, Federal Security Service Director Alexander Bortnikov, Foreign Intelligence Service Director Sergey Naryshkin, Special Presidential Representative for Environmental Protection, Ecology and Transport Sergey Ivanov. Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin is on a visit to Turkmenistan, Peskov said.