The President of Russia Vladimir Putin at the St. Petersburg international economic forum (SPIEF) meets with former Prime Minister of Italy Romano Prodi.
"in the course of this meeting, in addition to bilateral issues should also be addressed the situation in Ukraine and other pressing international issues, among them the situation in Libya, "said RIA" Novosti " Russian presidential aide Yuri Ushakov. As reported by the print edition OPINION, the St. Petersburg international economic Forum opened on 18 June and will last for 3 days - until June 20. The forum brought together heads of state and government, 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 countries. It is planned the participation of 7, 5 thousand People. On the sidelines of the forum is expected to be signed 70 agreements with the participation of business and authorized power.