Citing the Kremlin, Russian media reports says Russian President Vladimir Putin is holding a meeting with chiefs of special services of the Commonwealth of Independent Countries (CIS) member nations via a video conference today.

The chiefs of the special services of the CIS member nations have arrived in Moscow to participate in the 17th session of the meeting of the heads of the security and intelligence services from the Commonwealth member states," the Kremlin said in a statement.

TASS says the meeting will be attended by the director of the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service Sergei Naryshkin and the heads of delegations from Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.