The United States reaffirmed their refusal to participate in the St. Petersburg economic forum

The United States reaffirmed their refusal to participate in the St. Petersburg economic forum


Moscow. June 9. U.S. officials will not take part in St. Petersburg economic the forum on any level, said the U.S. state Department spokesman mark Toner.

“Our position remains unchanged: the US government will not attend this forum on any level,” he said Thursday at a briefing for foreign journalists, answering a question.

The diplomat recalled that, according to the U.S. state Department, companies that want to do business in Russia, have economic and reputational risks.

“To conduct business and develop relationships as usually impossible as long as Russia does not fulfill obligations under the Minsk agreements,” – said Toner.