The questions concerning Russian oil and gas exports to European countries will be discussed at the coming Russia-European Union summit, which is to be held in Moscow on May 27, the Spain Ambassador to Russia told journalists today. According to him, the European Union member states are interested in investing in the energy sector of the Russian economy.
The EU delegation will be represented by Spanish President of the Government Jose Maria Aznar Lopez (Spain is chairing EU at present), Chairman of the European Commission Romano Prodi and three members of this organization. The delegation will meet with Russian Deputy Prime Minister Viktor Khristenko, Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov, Energy Minister Igor Yusufov, Atomic Minister Alexander Rumyantsev and Gazprom's chief Alexey Miller.
Putin said that NATO increased its military personnel by 10,000 people in the areas where NATO troops should not even be in accordance with key documents
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