The President of Russia Vladimir Putin on the last working day of the week will hold a meeting with Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras and will speak at the plenary meeting of the St. Petersburg economic forum.
The forum takes place from 18 to 20 June, the forum this year gathers the heads of state and governments, political leaders, Directors and senior executives of major organizations, leading specialists authorized by the Russian authorities on its platform under the slogan " Time for action: the General action to stability and growth ". The authorities expect that this year the forum will bring together Commissioners 114 States. It is planned the participation of 7, 5 thousand People, RIA " Novosti ".
The day before Putin on the sidelines of the forum met with the Minister of defense of Saudi Arabia, the first Vice-Premier of the PRC state Council, Prime Minister of Mongolia and head of the IAEA, as well as representatives of Russian business circles and international investment fraternity. Assistant to the President of the Russian Federation Yuri Ushakov told reporters that Putin's speech at the SPIEF will be focused on the economy, but in the process of discussion has the ability to be affected is an International theme. After the speech, According to Ushakov, Putin will hold dialogues with the Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras." Will be discussed the implementation of agreements reached by the process of the recent visit of the Greek Prime Minister in the capital of Russia, various aspects of bilateral trade and economic relations, the implementation of common infrastructure projects in the gas transportation sector, among them issues related to the "Turkish stream," - said Ushakov. Then Putin will hold meeting with President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev to discuss the completion of the process of accession of Kyrgyzstan to the Eurasian economic Union, and the issues regarding the cooperation between 2 countries. Meetings are also scheduled with former Prime Ministers of France and Italy Romano Prodi and Francois Fillon. According to Ushakov, is expected to discuss bilateral relations and Ukrainian issues. Ushakov Also said that on the last working day of the week in the evening, Putin will hold a traditional meeting of the heads of major international organizations and business associations. Invited about 50 people, including the head of BP, Total, soci?t? General, PIRELLI. The President also scheduled a business meeting with the chief Executive officer of Royal Dutch Shell. On the same day, on the last working day of the week, Putin will hold meeting with heads of international news agencies. 1st St. Petersburg international economic forum was held from 18 to 20 June 1997 in the Tauride Palace. In 1998, the forum has received the status of annual, in 2001, was officially recognized as the main economic forum of the CIS.