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In Rostov-on-Don, opened the 25 th Summit EU - Russia.
One of the key themes of the jubilee summit would be the abolition of the visa regime.
Monday in Rostov-on-Don, opened the 25 th Summit EU - Russia. This is the first summit after the entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty on reform of the EU. Interlocutors, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev at the anniversary summit were elected last year, the first chairman of the European Council of Herman Van Rompuy and European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso.
A meeting of the Summit was held in the format of the working lunch at the restaurant Peter's Quay, located in a restored frigate times Azov campaigns of Peter I.
Dmitry Medvedev and his European guests at the dinner were offered in the main dishes Don cuisine.
Highlights summit scheduled for Tuesday. The main topics to be discussed at the meeting - this is Russia's entry into the World Trade Organization and the prospect of the abolition of visas between Russia and the countries of the European Union. Parties have traditionally discuss economy, energy, international cooperation and security. The novelty of the jubilee summit will discuss the problems of modernization and innovation development. Program activities will run for two days.