Vladimir Putin took part in the Russia-EU summit meeting.
The Russian President had a private meeting with European Council President Herman Van Rompuy and European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso. The meeting was at the EU's initiative.
The meeting continued in a working lunch format with participation by the delegations’ members.
Following the summit, the Joint Russia - EU Statement on Combating Terrorism was adopted.
Vladimir Putin, Herman Van Rompuy and Jose Manuel Barroso gave a joint news conference.