A two-day European Security Forum opened in Brussels on Monday. According to a RIA Novosti correspondent, experts from the EU and the NATO-coordinated Euro-Atlantic Partnership member-states (including Russia) have arrived to participate in the forum. They are to discuss the most acute issues of the EU-Russia cooperation as well as Russian policy in the sphere of security. Dmitry Trenin, deputy director of the Moscow Carnegie Center represents Russia at the forum. His report features development of new security structures for Russia as part of Europe. The European Security Forum convenes several times a year on the initiative of the European Centre for Political Studies and the International Institute for Strategic Studies .
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov announced the termination of diplomatic relations with NATO at a time when US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin ended a meeting in Georgia with his counterpart