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Yet another high-ranking Russian official has called for international cooperation on the defense of Earth against the danger of asteroid and comet impacts.
Days after conclusion of the biggest war-preparation exercises in post-Soviet Russian history, held in the Far East (see EIR, July 26), Russian President Vladimir Putin today met with General of the Army Makhmut Gareyev, to honor him on his 90th birthday.
The firm Elecnor Deimos Space held a conference at Tres Cantos, near Madrid, May 7-8, inviting experts from several European countries and from ESA's Space Situation Awareness (SSA) program, to discuss the status of anti-asteroid programs and the need for intensified international cooperation. The Chelyabinsk meteorite hit on Feb.
In a letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin, Deputy Prime Minister Dimitri Rogozin urges that the "Strategic Defense of the Earth" be placed high on the agenda of the upcoming G20 meeting in September. Russia is presently chairing the G20, which will hold its next summit September 8-9 in St. Petersburg.
A group of high-level military and political leaders from Europe, the U.S., and Russia published an op-ed in the New York Times on Tuesday, warning of the increasing danger of nuclear war, insisting on the urgent "Revamping of Euro-Atlantic Security." The group of 30, representing the institutional resistance to the British Empire war policies, is co-chaired by former Sen.
Concerns about U.S. missile defense plans for Europe are at the center of an international conference on European security that opened in Moscow Thursday morning.
While resources in the United States, Russia, and many other countries are being wasted on an arms race in missile defense, the focus should be shifted to a global defense system against dangerous asteroids, said Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin in a speech at the Russian Embassy in London yesterday.