Swiss companies consider Russia and the Eurasian Economic Union as an important market with a high growth potential, the head of Switzerland’s Department of Foreign Affairs Ignazio Cassis said in an interview with TASS published on Wednesday.
Russia has slammed as “unfounded” repeated US claims accusing Moscow of conducting nuclear tests beyond the the "zero yield" limit agreed in a nuclear test ban treaty, insisting that the move serves as a “cover up” for Washington’s own plans to withdraw from the agreement.
The Kremlin has described as quite worrying a New York Times report alleging that the United States has escalated its cyber attacks against Russia through incorporating malicious software into Russian power systems.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says dialogue is the "only possible way" to achieve peace on the Korean Peninsula and that Russia will work to promote the negotiation process to resolve the crisis in the region.
Russian Minister for North Caucasus Affairs Sergei Chebotarev reiterated on Monday that his country is eyeing stronger economic relations with Iran, and asked the two countries to appoint special envoys to follow up the expansion of bilateral ties.
Presidents of Iran, Russia, and Azerbaijan will convene in the Russian resort city of Sochi in August to further work on ways to boost tripartite cooperation to form a strong regional bloc of trade and transit.
China's trade volume with the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) stood at $337 billion in 2018, a rise of $47 billion since 2013, with Russia and India emerging as Beijing's biggest trading partners within the Eurasian bloc, according to a recent study by the Shanghai Cooperation Organization United Center for Business Cooperation, a copy of which was provided exclusively to CGTN Digital.