An international conference "Vital Counter-Terrorist Problems: Regional and International Aspects. Contemporary Condition of Research" has opened in Kislovodsk /the Stavropol territory, Russia's south/ on Wednesday. Counter-terrorist experts from Spain, Armenia, Ukraine, Belarus and Azerbaijan are participating in the conference. Director of NATO Information Bureau in Moscow Rolf Welberts delivered a report on international cooperation in the fight against terrorism.
According to the data of the Russian Defence Ministry, some 500 armed terrorists, who can attempt to break through the Russian-Georgian border, are concentrated in the Pankisi gorge (Georgia), said another conferee, Russian State Duma Deputy Anatoly Kulikov, the chairman of the World Anti-Criminal and Anti-Terrorist Forum.
The conference will last for two days and will close on Thursday.
The shooter freely entered the building of the university and opened fire at those who were present on the ground floor