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Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the European Union

Submitted on 2018-12-07 08:40:30

Russian delegation participates in the Northern Dimension Future Fora in Brussels

A Russian delegation comprising representatives of the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Transport, as well as JSC Russian Railways, “Atomflot”, “Directorate for Development of the St.Petersburg and Leningrad Region Transport System”, took part in Northern Dimension Future Fora on Environment and on Transport and Logistics held in Brussels on 19–20 November 2018.

Participants shared their views on a wide range of issues regarding environment, including black carbon exhaust and climate change in the Arctic. In the course of discussion on transport issues Russian representatives stressed the transit potential of our country for the development of land and maritime communications between Europe and Asia.

Launched in 1999, the Northern Dimension, a multilateral initiative, includes the Russian Federation, European Union, Norway and Iceland and is aimed at facilitating practical cooperation in the field of sustainable development in the Northern Europe, including in the North-Western Federal District of Russia.

Source URL: https://russiaeu.ru/en/node/3202