On June 30, 2016, in Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs the 8th meeting of Ambassadors and Permanent Representatives of the Russian Federation was held by decision and with participation of the President of Russian Federation V.V. Putin. The meeting was attended by top executives of the Russian Government, Federal Assembly, ministries and agencies, participating in international activities, as well as representatives of scientific and expert community and Russian business. The meeting was attended by IE RAS Director Al.A. Gromyko.