“It is necessary to have special control over the issues of ensuring security during the (forum – Ed.),” he said during a meeting of the board of the military department.
The forum, which is scheduled for August 14-20, is expected to be attended by delegations from more than 40 countries.
In the course of his colleague, Shoigu also said that the Ukrainian armed forces plan to attack Russian territory, in particular Crimea, with missiles from the American HIMARS and British Storm Shadow systems.
The head of the defense department also noted that since June 4, the Ukrainian Armed Forces have launched 263 attacks on the positions of Russian troops, all of them repulsed.