Trade, WTO Membership Top EU-Russia Summit Agenda

Law360, New York (November 12, 2009, 12:50 PM EST) -- Trade barriers for European companies and Russia's desire to join the World Trade Organization must be focal points of discussion at a European Union-Russia summit set for next week, a Swedish official has said.

Climate change issues, the ongoing economic crisis and energy issues will also be high on the agenda for the summit set for Nov. 18 in Stockholm, said Sweden's Minister for EU Affairs Cecilia Malmström during a Wednesday debate in the European Parliament.

“With Russia's changed position on its accession to the WTO,...
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