Russia and the European Union intend to discuss elaboration of a concept of a single economic space. Yevgeny Monakin of the Russian Ministry of Economic Development and Trade told reporters that these issues were considered at the Russia-EU cooperation committee's session held in Brussels November 30. These issues will be also touched upon in the course of the forthcoming visit to Moscow by high-ranking representatives of the European Commission - External Relations Commissioner Christopher Patten and Trade Commissioner Pascal Lamy - due to take place this week. Although the concept is being discussed at the moment, it is premature to speak about the beginning of talks on creation of a single economic space.
In response to the unlawful December 1 arrest and detention of Chinese tech giant Huawei's chief financial officer Sabrina Meng Wanzhou by Canadian authorities in Vancouver at the behest of the Trump regime, facing possible unacceptable extradition to the US, Beijing warned its high-tech personnel last month against traveling to America unless it's essential.
Rescuers found the pilot of one of the two Su-34 fighters that had collided in midair in the Far East on January 18