Russian President Dmitry Medvedev will meet on Tuesday with Swedish Prime Minister Frederik Reinfeldt© RIA Novosti.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev will meet on Tuesday with Swedish Prime Minister Frederik Reinfeldt© REUTERS/ Sebastien Pirlet
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev will meet on Tuesday with Swedish Prime Minister Frederik Reinfeldt to discuss economic ties and international issues.
Agreements on space, energy, healthcare and other spheres of cooperation have been drafted for Reinfeldt's visit. This will be his first visit to Russia in his current post which has occupied since 2006. Last November, he met with Medvedev in Stockholm where the Russian leader came to attend a Russia-EU meeting.
The Swedish premier intends to discuss with Medvedev climate change, trade and cooperation with the EU as well as meet with Swedish businessmen working in Russia.
A Kremlin source said trade between the two countries in 2009 was estimated at $5.24 billion and that joint projects are developing in the automobile industry, electronics, space, telecommunications, nanotechnology, metalwork, agriculture, forestry, transportation, construction, oilfield development, as well as in the bank and financial sectors.
MOSCOW, March 8 (RIA Novosti)
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