Source Pravda.Ru

Russia to include protection of businesses in its foreign policy

Implementing its foreign economic interests, Russia will try to integratein the world economy at all levels, Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov noted inMoscow today at the presentation of his book 'Russia's Foreign Policy inthe Globalization Epoch'. This book is based on the minister's speeches andarticles over the past two years. He stressed that Russia would pay properattention to the protection of domestic businesses while implementing itsforeign policy.One of the specific features of the modern Russian foreign policy is thatit is multidirectional, Ivanov was quoted as saying. This foreign policypromotes the development of mutually beneficial collaboration with themajority of countries. The main criterion in the foreign policies is theinterests of Russia, such as preventing threats for its national security,peaceful and stable international neighborhood, increasing opportunitiesfor the country's social and economic development and the protection ofrights and interests of Russian citizens..

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