Par­ti­cipants of the Asso­ci­ation “Inform­a­tion Spe­cial Forces” (abbre­vi­ated “InfoSpecnaz”), here­in­after referred to as the Parties, rep­res­en­ted by experts and spe­cial­ists in the field of com­mu­nic­a­tions,
Guided by the pur­poses and tasks arising from the found­ing doc­u­ments of the United Nations (here­in­after referred to as the United Nations),
attach­ing prac­tic­al import­ance to the strength­en­ing of inform­a­tion-ana­lyt­ic­al, research and expert inter­ac­tion in the field of com­mu­nic­a­tions, includ­ing in mat­ters of:
A). Coun­ter­act­ing the use of inform­a­tion tech­no­logy to pro­mote the ideo­logy of ter­ror­ism,
B). Neut­ral­iz­a­tion of inform­a­tion and psy­cho­lo­gic­al impact aimed at erod­ing tra­di­tion­al spir­itu­al and mor­al val­ues,
FROM). Increas­ing the effect­ive­ness of pre­ven­tion of offenses com­mit­ted using inform­a­tion tech­no­logy, and coun­ter­act­ing such viol­a­tions,
C). Effect­ive coun­ter­ac­tion to the use of inform­a­tion tech­no­lo­gies for mil­it­ary and polit­ic­al pur­poses that are con­trary to inter­na­tion­al law,
pro­ceed­ing from the fact that mutu­al cooper­a­tion will con­trib­ute to the improve­ment and enhance­ment of the effect­ive­ness of their activ­it­ies,
act­ing with­in its com­pet­ence,
Have agreed as fol­lows:
1. The Parties estab­lish the Inform­a­tion Spet­snaz Asso­ci­ation (here­in­after referred to as the Asso­ci­ation), designed to devel­op activ­it­ies and inform­a­tion policy strategies in the interests of real­iz­ing the goals of the United Nations, estab­lish­ing busi­ness con­tacts, exchan­ging inform­a­tion, con­duct­ing expert and situ­ation­al ana­lys­is and for closer inter­ac­tion between the Parties.
2. The Parties shall cooper­ate in mat­ters of mutu­al interest. To this end, they will:
a) plan joint activ­it­ies;
b) cre­ate, if neces­sary, work­ing and expert groups for the pre­par­a­tion and con­duct of joint activ­it­ies;
c) hold meet­ings, con­fer­ences, train­ing sem­inars, situ­ation­al ana­lyzes and expert sur­veys, the sub­jects of which may be of mutu­al interest;
d) con­duct joint con­sulta­tions, if neces­sary, to resolve cooper­a­tion issues;
e) exchange inform­a­tion and ref­er­ence and inform­a­tion-ana­lyt­ic­al mater­i­als and doc­u­ments that may be of mutu­al interest;
3. The parties determ­ine that the gen­er­al man­age­ment of the activ­it­ies of the Asso­ci­ation is car­ried out by the Head.
Head of the Asso­ci­ation:
a) con­siders the most import­ant cur­rent and pro­spect­ive issues of cooper­a­tion;
b) defines the goals, object­ives and forms of imple­ment­a­tion of cooper­a­tion;
c) appoints respons­ible per­sons to ensure cooper­a­tion with­in the frame­work of this Memor­andum;
d) exer­cises con­trol over the imple­ment­a­tion of decisions taken.
The head of the Asso­ci­ation is Pro­fess­or Igor Nikolaevich Panar­in.
4. This Memor­andum on the agree­ment of the Parties may be made
changes and addi­tions, which are form­al­ized by pro­to­cols.
5. Each of the Parties has the right to with­draw from this Memor­andum by noti­fy­ing the oth­er parties in advance.
6. This Memor­andum comes into force from the moment of its sign­ing.

Done in Moscow on Septem­ber 7, 2018