From RIA Novosti: A group of NATO experts will visit Moscow on February 10 to discuss the alliance’s future plans, NATO official representative James Appathurai said on Tuesday.

He added that the so-called group of wise men, headed by former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, would hold discussions in the Russian Foreign Ministry with national security representatives, as well as with key figures in Russian society.

The NATO spokesman said that the primary goal of the visit was to gauge the reaction of their Russian colleagues to the alliance’s future strategy.

The 12-strong group also includes diplomats and experts from Canada, Britain, Germany, France, Italy, Turkey, Spain, Poland, Latvia and Greece. (photo: RIA Novosti)