21/03/2013 - 22/03/2013
Where: Moscow, Russia
Topic: External relations and foreign affairs
The European Commission and the Government of Russia will hold their regular executive-to-executive meeting on 21-22 March 2013 in Moscow.
The Commission delegation will be led by President Barroso and the Russian side by Prime Minister Medvedev.
Meetings between the Russian Government and the Commission have been held since 1997, most recently in Brussels in February 2011. This meeting between College of Commissioners and their counterpart Ministers of the Russian Federation will be the largest to date.
The meeting takes place over two days. A press conference will follow the meeting on Friday 22 March.
Press materials will be available via RAPID next week.
Background briefing on 19 March, 11:00, European Commission press room