Russia is going to create good conditions for foreign investors, President Vladimir Putin said at a Monday meeting with managers of the Shell concern.
Over six months of 2003, direct investment in Russia increased 1.5 times to reach $12.7 bln, the Russian president said. In comparison with 2002, the pure inflow of private capital also increased to $2.6 bln, Vladimir Putin said.
He also said he had had a telephone conversation with the Japanese prime minister and Junichiro Koizumi voiced Japan's interest in joint projects with Russia.
According to Vladimir Putin, the Japanese premier has noted that Japanese partners are satisfied with work on the Sakhalin-2 project in the development of oil fields on the Sakhalin island in the Russia's Far East.
The co-author of this disaster is the Dutch government, which did not find either strength or desire to save the lives of its citizens who were flying on that plane. The Dutch authorities did not demand Ukraine to comply with international aviation regulations
On the second day of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, a plenary meeting was held, in which Russian President Vladimir Putin, French President Emmanuel Macron, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan and IMF head Christine Lagarde took part