Al-Qaeda's terrorists in Chechnya are to face justice, US President George Bush told journalists after the meeting with German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder. Bush stressed he welcomed Vladimir Putin's impressive statements of the necessity of joining the world community's efforts in fight against terrorism. The President is sure the USA and Russia will exchange the information needed for countering terrorism. George Bush had some good conversations with Vladimir Putin recently and he is waiting for the possibility to continue the dialogue with the Russian President at the Shanghai meeting to be held in two weeks.
The choice of the city of Helsinki is not incidental as the capital of Finland had hosted US-Soviet negotiations on the limitation of nuclear stockpiles in 1969