MOSCOW, April 5. /TASS/. The Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) of Russia will hold the next meeting on Bayer and Monsanto deal with chief executives of companies on April 12-13 and the approval can be granted at the turn of April - early in May, head of the regulator Igor Artemyev told reporters on Thursday.
"We will soon hold one more major meeting with parties to this transaction, that is, with Bayer and Monsanto. If I am not mistaken, it will take place on or about April 12-13, where we expect to already make some conclusions and progress to the deal completion," Artemyev said.