Study of the participation of the leader of France at the St. Petersburg economic forum (SPIEF) in 2018 really is. This information, as the correspondent of “Tape.ru” confirmed the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov on Monday, October 9.
“But I still wouldn’t get ahead of ourselves before the announcement from Paris,” he said .
According to Peskov, Moscow is also interested in the participation of French businessmen in the economic forum.
“Contacts of the heads of state Putin and Macron asked a very positive trend, which implies, say, the ability to index all relations on those topics on which there is disagreement, but rather to go ahead and develop our cooperation where possible,” — said the press Secretary of the Russian President.
Previously, the newspaper “Kommersant” reported that Makron could arrive in Russia in may next year at the SPIEF. According to diplomatic sources in Paris, the decision to visit Him in Petersburg almost accepted, but officially it will not be announced before the presidential elections in Russia.
Vladimir Putin invited the Emmanuel Macron to visit Russia in may, during negotiations at Versailles.
The Russian presidential election will take place on 18 March 2018. St. Petersburg international economic forum will be held from 24 to 26 may 2018.