Source Pravda.Ru

Austria Supports Russia's Efforts To Enter WTO

Austria supports Russia's efforts to enter the World Trade Organisation /WTO/ and believes it is not expedient to be too long with the process, a RIA Novosti correspondent has quoted Austrian Economy Minister Martin Bartenstein as saying at a meeting with Vice-Premier Valentina Matviyenko on Wednesday. The talk was devoted to issues related to the state of economy, the investment and business climate in Russia. Bartenstein also stressed that Austria pronounced for the development of relations between Russia and the European Union since, he said, this met "Austria's strategic interests."