The Russian Federation's Economic Development and Trade Minister Gherman Gref has completed his US visit. Among other things, Gref negotiated with US Commerce Secretary Donald Evans, also attending the fifth annual Russian investment symposium in Boston. Talking to RIA NOVOSTI here today, Gref referred to his talks with Evans as something very fruitful. In his words, economic aspects of President Vladimir Putin's forthcoming US visit were discussed. The Russian leader is to visit the United States in mid-November. Addressing the Boston symposium, Gref dwelled on Russian economic reforms in great detail. Gref has left the United States for Moscow today.
In response to the unlawful December 1 arrest and detention of Chinese tech giant Huawei's chief financial officer Sabrina Meng Wanzhou by Canadian authorities in Vancouver at the behest of the Trump regime, facing possible unacceptable extradition to the US, Beijing warned its high-tech personnel last month against traveling to America unless it's essential.
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