Russian diplomat says G7 ‘plagued by hubris’ clouding group’s judgementRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 30, 12:14
Moscow concerned over no breakthrough in US administration’s relations with RussiaRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 30, 11:41
Diplomat comments on Trump’s son-in-law contacts with Russian ambassador to USRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 30, 11:24
Moscow utility crews clean up freak storm’s aftermathSociety & Culture May 30, 11:15
Hurricane death toll rises to 14 in Moscow, Moscow RegionWorld May 30, 9:52
One serviceman killed after An-26 plane makes hard landing in western RussiaWorld May 30, 9:15
Hurricane sweeps across central Russia wreaking havoc on 180 roofs and 2,000 carsWorld May 30, 8:59
Traces of Barents Sea plankton, bacteria from Madagascar found on ISS surfaceScience & Space May 30, 7:39
North Korean media boast successful ballistic missile launchWorld May 30, 7:03
MAGNITOGORSK, June 21. /TASS/. The participation of the Russian delegation at the Farnborough international air show in July in the UK will be "formal," Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov told TASS on the sidelines of the United Russia forum.
"As for Farnborough our participation will be rather formal. I should say in recent years our manufacturers have lost great interest to that event. But to some extent Russian companies will take part in the show to remind them that we exist," the minister said.
Manturov said that he was not going to attend the show personally.
According to him, the signing of contracts, which are important for Russia, should be tied to major domestic events.
Earlier it was reported that the Rostec Corporation plans to take part in the air show if there are no obstacles to the Russian delegation.
In 2014, more than half the members of the Russian delegation could not obtain British visas due to the geopolitical situation in Ukraine.
In 2015, after the UK did not allow the delegation of the Russian Space Agency Roscosmos to attend the local defense exhibition, Roscosmos refused to take part in Farnborough-2016.
Farnborough is one of the largest air shows in the world. It takes place in the UK every two years, at the airfield, which is located near the town of Farnborough in Hampshire. This year the air show will be held for the 50th time.