Meeting Of Working Group On Russia's Accession To WTO To Be Held On Friday In Geneva

Another informal meeting of the working group on Russia's accession to the World Trade Organization will be held on Friday in Geneva. The RF ministry of economic development and trade has informed RIA Novosti about this, stressing that this meeting will sum up preliminary results of the current round of talks Russia's accession to WTO. According to the source, the Working group plans to discuss the recent changes in the Russian foreign trade laws in compliance with WTO regulations. The formal meeting of the working group is scheduled for the end of this June. The working group will consist of representatives of about 50 nations. The Russian delegation headed by the first deputy minister of economic development and trade of the Russian federation, Maxim Medvedkov, is now on its visit to Geneva. The delegation has held talks with WTO members on issues of agriculture.