Russia and Ukraine are planning to sign an agreement on the volume of transit of Russian oil through Ukraine, Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Kasyanov reported to journalists after a meeting of a joint Russian-Ukrainian commission. According to him, the agreement is currently being considered; elaboration on its draft is to be completed before April 2003.
Kasyanov also reported that by this summer, Russia and Ukraine were to sign a protocol to an agreement on gas supplies and transit through Ukraine for 2004.
An unidentified man wielding a knife attacked civilians in the Church of Notre Dame in the French city of Nice. Three people were killed, several others were hospitalised with injuries.One of the victims was beheaded