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Russia and Germany will continue to implement joint projects.
During the crisis, the mutual investment of Russia and Germany is not only not diminished, but grown.
yesterday in Sochi residence "Bocharov Stream" met the President of Russia Dmitry Medvedev and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. During the meeting discussed a number of large Russian-German projects. Mutual business attitude and a willingness to further cooperation, both leaders expressed a joint press conference after the talks. Dmitry Medvedev, in particular, noted that Russia intends to continue the implementation of major joint projects in energy, such as the pipeline "Nord Stream". According to the head of the Russian state, like the options of joint actions are helping to overcome the impact of the global financial crisis.
Russia counts on the support of Germany in lobbying for its interests in Europe.
For example, within Europe, we need strong forces that would convince the European Union that Finland and Sweden to give consent for construction of "Northern stream". Germany needs Russia as an important strategic partner to address global issues its own security and economic development. Germany, Russia not only as an interesting market, but also as an economic partner. Chancellor Angela Merkel stressed that Germany supports the proposal by Magna, in which cooperation with Russia is an important part. " The agreement was reached in respect of Vadanskih yards.
Both leaders also reaffirmed their readiness for dialogue on topical issues and on an international scale.
Dmitry Medvedev said that Russia supports the initiative of Germany relating to the Economic Charter. According to Angela Merkel, the World Charter for the economic stability can be built on the model of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights UN. It is designed to ensure sustainable development of world economy and to create conditions for a fair globalization.