The next Russia and European Union Summit is scheduled to take place in Moscow this May, said Premier Mikhail Fradkov in a briefing yesterday. He said the summit would be at the highest level. Furthermore, Russia and the EU agreed to cooperate in the four areas of economics, internal and external security, science, education and culture. 'After finding a compromise on the question of EU expansion, we can agree on preparing joint plans for developing cooperation in these four important areas so that by the end of the year we can begin a new level of relations with the EU,' said Fradkov.
In June, the Baltic States will hold BALTOPS and Saber Strike 2018 drills. A US Armored Brigade will be deployed in Europe for the purpose - no less than 4,000 soldiers
The import of liquefied natural gas from the United States will not grow, even if Germany exits the Nord Stream-2 project, German Minister of Economy and Energy Peter Altmeier said