Russian consumer rights watchdog chief names cities with highest HIV ratesSociety & Culture July 23, 21:41
Serbian filmmaker Kustirica says Crimea’s reunification with Russia is natural processSociety & Culture July 23, 21:40
Israeli embassy in Amman attacked by terrorists, some people wounded - TVWorld July 23, 21:35
Boxing Day on Red Square sets new Guinness recordSport July 23, 8:33
Joseph Dunford says Russia most military capable country of those posing threat to USWorld July 23, 4:57
Russia’s US envoy Kislyak steps down, his deputy to act as Charg d'Affaires ad interimRussian Politics & Diplomacy July 23, 1:33
Putin greets KamAZ-Master team - winner of Silk Way RallySport July 22, 15:20
Agreements on East Ghouta zone in Syria signed - Defense MinistryWorld July 22, 14:20
PAK FA offers practically unlimited opportunities to pilot - commanderMilitary & Defense July 22, 11:29
MOSCOW, October 14 (Itar-Tass) — Russia’s delegation within next two weeks will conduct active talks on accession to the World Trade Organization, chief WTO negotiator Maxim Medvedkov, who heads the Economic Development Ministry’s trade negotiations department, told Itar-Tass on Friday.
He noted that both multilateral and bilateral consultations with WTO member-states are scheduled. The next round of talks with Georgia through mediation of Switzerland is planned.
Medvedkov added that only one section of the report of the working group on Russia’s accession to the WTO – the industrial assembly of cars – remains unconsidered.
He expressed confidence that it is quite possible to reach a compromise on the issue. Other 45 sections of the report received preliminary approval.
Among points at issue Moscow’s chief negotiator named the quotas on meat import.
He believes that “there are chances to agree on the issue.”
Next week Russia plans to coordinate tariff obligations on market access.