Under the title “World Order in Transit: Eurasian Dimension”, the meeting addresses issues such as regional cooperation in the midst of a globalization crisis and the strategic partnership, priorities between Russia and China.
Other issues for analysis, according to the event’s program, are Russia’s opportunities for collaboration with Turkey and India, seen as natural strategic partners “in an emerging polycentric world”, and security in Eurasia, its problems and prospects.
At the forum, which will include a speech by Russia’s Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov, on Wednesday, the specialists will also discuss how to prevent a nuclear escalation in front of an acute political-military crisis and what should be the future to control those types of weapons
They will also assess the manner in which the Middle East seeks to diversify its ties and expand interaction with Russia, China and the territories of South and Central Asia.
At the opening of the forum, Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Konstantin Kosachev noted that experts from 18 countries are taking part in the event along with prominent high-level national participants.
During the opening of the Primakov Lectures, Kosachev and other speakers referred to the need to find a new balance in relations between states and stressed the importance of having a multipolar planet and a new world order, with sovereignty for all global players.