A working group on Russia's joining the WTO will discuss at its regular session, due to take place January 23-24 in Geneva, issues of foreign companies' access to the Russian services market, the Russian Economic Development and Trade Ministry has told RIA Novosti. The attention during the consultations with WTO members will be focused on five basic sectors: financial services, telecommunication and some professional services. As of today, the working group consists of 63 countries.
For the time being, one needs to finish the construction of the section that is 100 kilometres long. On October 17, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said in an interview with RND that the project would be completed