25 Jun 2010 11:51

Moscow, Washington plan to wrap up Russian WTO entry talks by end of September - Medvedev

WASHINGTON. June 25 (Interfax) - Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has said he and his U.S. counterpart Barack Obama have agreed to complete the bilateral talks on Russia's accession to the World Trade Organization before the end of September.

"Our teams have received a signal to work as rapidly as possible. We hope that this work will be completed before the end of September. We have already discussed this issue today," Medvedev said at a joint news conference with Obama in Washington.