Russia and the USA have signed amendments to the steel agreement between the two countries. These documents will enable steel producers to use a quota on slabs in full volume, which was introduced in the USA in March 2002. As a result of the agreement, Russian steel producers are able to export up to 1.2m tons of steel slabs to the USA annually, the US Department of Commerce said in its press release.
Faryar Shirzad, the US assistant secretary of commerce, noted he expected that joint work would be continued at the next meeting, at the level of the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development in December 2002.
The discovery of the submarine has unveiled a few "inconsistencies." For example, how can one explain the fact that the sub was found where it needed to be searched for from the start?
The TurkStream, which runs along the bottom of the Black Sea from Russia's Anapa to Turkey, will consist of two lines, each with a capacity of 15.75 billion cubic meters of gas a year