Source Pravda.Ru

Russian Vice-Premier Alexey Kudrin will visit Switzerland and Italy

Russian Vice-Premier, Finance Minister Alexey Kudrin will travel to Switzerland and Italy on a working visit.

According to Vice-Premier's press secretary Gennadi Yezhov, Alexey Kudrin is departing to Switzerland on Monday to attend the opening of the scheduled round of talks on Russia's accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO). Kudrin will speak in Geneva during the meeting of the working group on Russia's accession to the WTO. This will be a key meeting for Russia, emphasized Yezhov, mentioning that Russia had set this issue as a priority for the near future.

On Monday night, the Russian Vice-Premier will arrive in Rome where he will participate in a meeting of the Russian-Italian Council on economic, industrial and financial cooperation on Tuesday. During the meeting, the sides will discuss a wide range of issues related to the development of the bilateral economic partnership. Upon the end of the talks, the sides are expected to sign several documents. In addition, Alexey Kudrin will meet in Rome with Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi and Foreign Minister Franco Frattini. In the context of a short cultural program, the Russian Vice-Premier will attend the unveiling ceremony of the monument to Russian writer Nikolai Gogol (1809-1852).

Comments
Russia’s sanctions against Ukraine send message to Washington
Russia sells arms to Asia to maintain peace in the world
The Amazon and the New Conquistadores
Putin's three days in Singapore mark Russia's major geopolitical changes since 2000
Castro sued over alleged torture
Macron challenges Trump. French independence and croissants at stake
Castro sued over alleged torture
Malaysia complains of faulty Russian Sukhoi Su-30 fighter jets
Castro sued over alleged torture
Castro sued over alleged torture
Putin dislikes the idea of US army bases coming to Kuril Islands
Castro sued over alleged torture
Putin's three days in Singapore mark Russia's major geopolitical changes since 2000
Putin's three days in Singapore mark Russia's major geopolitical changes since 2000
Russians lose faith in their future, get ready for worse
Macron challenges Trump. French independence and croissants at stake
Russia unveils nuclear-powered interstellar spaceship
Russia unveils nuclear-powered interstellar spaceship
Moving inexorably towards war
Russians lose faith in their future, get ready for worse
Sanctions do not stop foreign countries from buying Russia's S-400 systems