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On January 9, on the eve of the Day of the Diplomatic Officer, a working meeting was held between the First Deputy Minister of EMERCOM of Russia Alexander Chupriyan with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the French Republic to the Russian Federation Pierre Levy.

During the meeting, the results of work in 2020 and the prospects for priority areas of bilateral cooperation were discussed. In particular, attention was paid to the certification of search and rescue teams of the Russian department according to the INSARAG methodology, issues of training rescuers from Russia and France, as well as cooperation with the International Sports Federation of Firefighters and Rescuers were considered. The Russian side is ready to provide all-round support to the French colleagues in joining the Federation. At present, its members are representatives of 27 countries from three continents of the world.

“In May, the next International Salon of Security Means” Integrated Security “will take place, – noted A. Chupriyan, inviting colleagues to participate.

During the meeting A. Chupriyan presented to his French colleagues the Russian-French dictionary of special terminology for conducting rescue operations in emergency situations. This is the first specialized edition of its kind. Work on it has been carried out since 2019 with the participation of research and educational institutions of the Ministry of Emergencies of Russia, the Embassy and the Ministry of Internal Affairs of France. The publication contains about 20 thousand terms. The parties expressed confidence that the dictionary will be of help for rescuers working directly in emergency zones in Francophone countries.

The French colleague thanked the leadership of the Russian Emergencies Ministry for the active work in the framework of the humanitarian response, expressing confidence in further cooperation.

For reference: INSARAG is a community of countries and organizations specializing in search and rescue operations in destroyed buildings and structures, mainly as a result of earthquakes.

INSARAG was established in 1991 on the initiative of the international search and rescue teams that participated in the response to the earthquake in Armenia in 1988 and came to the conclusion that overall coordination and the use of a single methodology are necessary for effective search and rescue operations in areas of large-scale disasters.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and / or sentence structure not be perfect.

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