VERONA, 25 October (BelTA) - International cooperation should be free from artificial restrictions and sanctions, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in a message of greetings to the participants of the 11th Eurasian Economic Forum read out by Chief Executive Director of Rosneft Igor Sechin, BelTA has learned.
“The theme of the summit, namely Economy of trust and diplomacy of business from the Atlantic to the Pacific, is highly relevant. It reflects the growing demand for broader international cooperation in trade, economic, financial, logistical, technological and other fields, which would be free from all sorts of artificial restrictions, sanctions and unfair competition,” the greetings read.
“I would like to confirm that Russia is ready for such constructive interaction with all partners on the Eurasian continent,” Vladimir Putin said.
The list of participants of the Verona forum allows extensively discussing the most diverse, sometimes very tough issues on the Eurasian agenda, the Russian president is convinced.
The 11th Eurasian Economic Forum, held under the patronage of the Verona City Hall, is attended by politicians, businessmen, scholars, experts and media representatives from some 40 countries, including Belarus.