6 Jul 2020 11:33

Interfax, IMEMO to hold final online session as part of Primakov Readings with participation of Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov

The final online session as part of the Primakov Readings titled "Russia and the post-Covid world," which is a joint project of Interfax and the Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO), will take place at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 10.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is the special guest of the session, which will be moderated by IMEMO President Alexander Dynkin.

Journalists must receive accreditation at +7 (495) 223-66-99 or interfax.ru/presscenter.

Questions may be sent to presscenter@interfax.ru.

The deadline for accreditation and the collecting of questions is one day before the session.

A broadcast link will be available at primakovreadings.com/en/primakovreadings-2020 and youtube.com/watch?v=Q4wSe4rDm6U.

The program of online sessions is available at primakovreadings.com/en/primakovreadings-2020/program.

The Primakov Readings is a new joint project of Interfax and the Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO) of the Russian Academy of Sciences. As part of the project, Interfax hosts a number of online meetings of experts, politicians, and public figures that address topical problems and international relations, as well as the global economy amid the crisis. The project is supported by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Gorchakov Foundation, and the Moscow World Trade Center.

The previous sessions of the Primakov Readings were held in June and July:

"U.S. can't afford to contain both Russia and China - experts,"
"TAPI's future to remain hostage of politics for long time - experts,"
"Cancellation of EU restrictions against Russia unlikely in near future - Russian diplomat,"
"Russia to remain negative factor in U.S. domestic politics - Deputy FM Ryabkov,"
"EastMed gas pipeline has neither economic nor political grounds - experts."