Trade representative: meeting of the intergovernmental Commission of the Russian Federation and the Czech Republic are possible in 2016

Trade representative: meeting of the intergovernmental Commission of the Russian Federation and the Czech Republic are possible in 2016


Meeting of the Russian-Czech intergovernmental Commission in Prague is being actively discussed with the Ministry of industry and trade of the Czech Republic, said trade representative of the Russian Federation in the Czech Republic, Sergei Stupar.

MOSCOW, Nov 17. Meeting of the Russian-Czech intergovernmental Commission (IGC) on economic, industrial and scientific-technical cooperation could take place in Prague in the first half of 2016, said in an interview with trade representative of the Russian Federation in the Czech Republic, Sergei Stupar.

“Actively working to hold a meeting of the IGC in Prague in the first half of 2016, we have a full understanding in this matter with the Ministry of industry and trade of the Czech Republic,” said Stupar.

“In many other European countries have already passed the intergovernmental Commission, and between Russia and the Czech Republic we have not yet conducted”, — he added.

As noted by the trade representative, this year we have already held contacts at the level of the co-chairs of the IPC, the Minister of industry and trade of Russia Denis Manturov and the Minister of industry and trade of the Czech Republic Jan Mladek who met in Yekaterinburg at the exhibition “Innoprom”.

“In parallel we actively meetings of the working groups of the intergovernmental Commission, in October we had two such groups on energy and on cooperation with Moscow, before there were working groups on nuclear energy and industry,” said Stupar.

He also added that in October in the Czech Republic for meetings with his counterpart came head of the Russian FCS Andrei Belyaninov. “Contacts at the level of departments and are becoming only more often. Therefore, we are optimistic about the future and hope to see the restoration of positive dynamics”, — said Stupar.