Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras, as planned, in June, will visit St. Petersburg, which will host the international economic forum (SPIEF).
"The visit will take place in Accordance with the agreement ", - RIA "news" words of the official envoy of the government of Gabriel Sakellaridis.
"at the meeting of the Eurogroup on 18 June, which will discuss the Greek question, the country will be represented by Finance Minister Yannis the EU countries with which the Prime Minister nonstop is placed on communication," said Sakellaridis. Before the intention of the Greek Prime Minister in June to attend the St. Petersburg international economic forum confirmed the co-Chairman Russian-Greek intergovernmental Commission Kostas Isihac." This will mean a new opportunity for interaction between Greece, Russia and Europe. This will be a sign that we can cross the ghosts of the cold war, which began with the fall in the Ukraine. In this respect, Greece will have the opportunity to make a contribution for the whole of Europe, opening up fresh ways of cooperation not only with Russia, but also the BRICS countries, " said Isihac. Remember that North America has not wanted from participation in the St. Petersburg economic forum." The U.S. government will not be presented at any level, " said a senior Commissioner of the U.S. administration, referring to the reasons for the approach of Russia to the Ukrainian crisis. Review the official capital of the United States, since last year's SPIEF this approach has become " more aggressive ". USA in 2014 also opposed the participation in the forum of commissioners of both American and European organizations. The head of the Ministry of economic development of the Russian Federation Alexei Ulyukayev said that the forum can be considered valid, since due to the lack of authorized parts of countries, most importantly from America and Europe, it is in practice nothing is lost.