Medvedev to visit Germany in early June

Int’l Relations

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said on Wednesday, that he would pay an official visit to Germany in early June.

“Considering the special relationship [between Russia and Germany] my first visit to Europe will be to Germany in early June,” Medvedev told German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier. Medvedev also referred to growing economic ties between the two countries, with bilateral annual trade estimated at over $50 billion, making Germany Russia’s biggest trading partner.

Steinmeier, who became the first foreign official to be met by Dmitry Medvedev since he was sworn in as president a week ago, said that the countries had made progress not only in economics, but also in other fields such as scientific research and education. Earlier on Wednesday, Steinmeier met with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in the Ural city of Yekaterinburg. After the meeting, Lavrov said the talks would “make it possible to fully prepare for the tenth round of intergovernmental consultations chaired by the Russian president and the German chancellor and due this fall in St. Petersburg.” Lavrov said the new Russian president and government would ensure continuity in bilateral cooperation. (rian.ru)

ADVERTISEMENT

Pandemic has only moderate impact on big companies Analysis

Pandemic has only moderate impact on big companies

Parl't to vote on groundwork for commercial accommodation ra... Parliament

Parl't to vote on groundwork for commercial accommodation ra...

Duncan Graham reelected as BCCH president Appointments

Duncan Graham reelected as BCCH president

Budapest re-launches airport shuttle bus City

Budapest re-launches airport shuttle bus

SUPPORT THE BUDAPEST BUSINESS JOURNAL

Producing journalism that is worthy of the name is a costly business. For 27 years, the publishers, editors and reporters of the Budapest Business Journal have striven to bring you business news that works, information that you can trust, that is factual, accurate and presented without fear or favor.
Newspaper organizations across the globe have struggled to find a business model that allows them to continue to excel, without compromising their ability to perform. Most recently, some have experimented with the idea of involving their most important stakeholders, their readers.
We would like to offer that same opportunity to our readers. We would like to invite you to help us deliver the quality business journalism you require. Hit our Support the BBJ button and you can choose the how much and how often you send us your contributions.