Roscosmos excludes three cosmonauts from space teamScience & Space April 24, 19:34
Russian Foreign Ministry: Terrorists in Syria may get chemical weapons from Libya, IraqRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 24, 19:05
US not ready yet to restart arms control dialog, Russian diplomat saysRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 24, 18:57
Court recognizes Russia’s Sports Ministry as affected party in WADA whistleblower caseSport April 24, 18:48
Elephant, giraffe and wildcats found among Muscovites’ house petsSociety & Culture April 24, 17:48
Putin calls for setting apart real anti-corruption crusaders from political show-offsRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 24, 16:34
Moscow court turns down Jehovah’s Witnesses bid to fight Justice Ministry’s banWorld April 24, 16:08
Swiss-based CAS upholds four-year ban on Russian marathon runner MayorovaSport April 24, 15:57
Teenager brings grenade to school in Dagestan, one killed, 11 woundedWorld April 24, 15:54
RIO DE JANEIRO, June 21 (Itar-Tass) — Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Thursday met Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov on the sidelines of the RIO+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development to discuss economic cooperation between Russia and Turkmenistan. The two leaders agreed to continue working contacts.
Medvedev also met his Norwegian counterpart Jens Stoltenberg who’s attending the RIO+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development. The Russian and Norwegian prime ministers discussed the development of northern territories and energy cooperation.
“We’ve intercrossed at the RIO+20 forum. It’s a good chance to talk about Russian-Norwegian relations that have become more dynamic in recent years not without yours and my efforts,” Medvedev told Stoltenberg. He expressed the hope that the process would continue in future.
“Our companies have major joint projects. We have common initiatives and common responsibility for the future of our northern regions. That is why I am ready to discuss with you all questions of interest,” Medvedev emphasized.
The Norwegian prime minister said he was also pleased to have an opportunity to discuss themes on which the governments of the two countries had been working actively with Medvedev.
Stoltenberg suggested that he and the Russian prime minister focus on established areas of bilateral interaction such as cooperation in the Far North, including delimitation of the Russian-Norwegian border, as well as energy issues which are of mutual interest to both sides.