About the meeting of Minister of Foreign Affairs S. V. Lavrov with the Association of European Business in Russia
On October 8, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation S. V. Lavrov held a meeting with the Association of European Business in Russia (AEB). In his speech, the Minister commented on the current state of relations between Russia and the EU, going into detail of the most pressing directions of the collaboration development, including Russian membership in the WTO and Eurasian integration processes. Mr. Lavrov stressed the potential of participation of the business circles of Russia and the European Union in development of Russian-EU partnership and the need to translate it into specific steps. At the end of the speech, the Minister answered the questions of the audience.
The meeting, headed by Chairman of the AEB R. Hartmann and Director General of the AEB F. Schauff, was held in an open and business-friendly atmosphere.
October 8, 2012