Senator warns US could plot strike against Syria under pretext of alleged chemical attackRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 27, 16:16
Russian, Ukrainian companies' websites under massive cyber attackWorld June 27, 16:14
Seoul mayor presents his 'e-government' urban administration system to TASSWorld June 27, 15:35
Envoy says military dialogue may help ensure safety over Baltic SeaRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 27, 15:13
Rosneft reports massive cyberattack on its serversBusiness & Economy June 27, 15:08
Russia’s advanced drone helicopters to be displayed at defense showMilitary & Defense June 27, 14:56
Russia fully complies with terms of oil production cut deal — Energy MinistryBusiness & Economy June 27, 14:29
Kremlin has no information about pending chemical attacks in SyriaRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 27, 14:26
Russian hi-tech firm to feature submarine Internet technology at St. Petersburg naval showMilitary & Defense June 27, 13:58
MUNICH, February 7. /TASS/. Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, who participates in the Munich Security Conference, is having a meeting with Russian and German businesses on Saturday.
The working breakfast is closed for the media.
Before Lavrov appeared at the breakfast as he was still at a meeting with Germany’s Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel.
Gabriel complained to Lavrov he had to get up at 4 in the morning, and yesterday woke up even at one at night.
"I had only three-hour sleep these days to see you," he said joking.
The meeting was behind closed doors.
The media could hear introductory speeches from Russian businesses.
"Our relations are facing complicated times, and under these conditions contacts between states are limited, too, thus contacts of civil society, businesses are of special importance," - head of Severstal Alexei Mordashov said. "We should offer a format [for dialogue]."
Head of VTB Andrei Kostin said the meeting in Moscow of leaders of Russia, Germany and France gives hopes for settlement of the Ukrainian crisis.
"The role of businesses is very high, we have regular meetings. No results are possible without a dialogue," he said.
The breakfast features also German Gref of Sberbank, and Viktor Vekselberg, Oleg Deripaska.