First Russian-Dutch cybersecurity consultations take place in The Hague – Russian Politics & Diplomacy
MOSCOW, September 17. / TASS /. The first Russian-Dutch interagency consultations on cybersecurity took place on September 16 and 17 in The Hague, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Friday, adding that the parties stressed the need to prevent a confrontation in the cybersphere.
“The first Russian-Dutch inter-agency consultations on security in the field of security in information and communication technologies took place on September 16 and 17, 2021 in The Hague,” the statement said. “The agenda included a wide range of issues related to security in the use of information technology on global and regional platforms, as well as bilaterally. The parties declared the need to prevent conflicts and any kind of confrontation in the field of information technologies, to use information technologies for peaceful purposes and to strengthen international cooperation in the fight against crimes related to information. “
The Russian delegation included representatives of the Ministries of Interior, Foreign Affairs and Defense, as well as the Prosecutor’s Office, the Commission of Inquiry and the Federal Security Service.
The Dutch delegation was represented by experts from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Justice and Security, the Ministry of Defense, the Ministry of Economy and Climate Policy.