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PRAGUE, August 29 (Itar-Tass) —— An international conference will discuss Russia-EU cooperation in the Czech capital on Monday.
“Representatives of the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Italy, Luxemburg, Serbia, the United States, France, Bulgaria and Ukraine will participate in the conference,” the chairman of the organizing committee of the conference Jan Mladek told Itar-Tass. Politicians, businesspeople and public figures will discuss the prospects for development of the relations between Russia and the EU states.
The conference “is also expected to discuss the role of Euro-Atlantic organizations. Various views on the solution to political and economic problems are also expected to be voiced at the forum. The participants will make their positions closer on topical issues thanks to the exchange of opinions,” Jan Mladek noted.
The forum will be held in the Czech capital for the first time. The lower house of Czech parliament will host the conference. The Czech think-tank for economic, political and social studies FONTES RERUM organized the conference. State Duma Vice-Speaker Alexander Babakov will head the Russian delegation. Deputy Chairman of the lower house of Czech parliament Lubos Zaoralek will open the debates at the conference.