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Andrei Slepnev, EEC Minister for Trade, talked about the performance of the Commission to the WTO experts

Andrei Slepnev, EEC Minister for Trade, talked about the performance of the Commission to the WTO experts

3/1/2013
The first EEC appearance at the WTO
On February 28, Andrei Slepnev, EEC Minister for Trade, attended the session of the WTO General Council as part of the Russian delegation and conducted an iSeminar for experts from the WTO Member-States. The meeting was dedicated to the EEC performance as a supranational regulating authority and fulfillment of the Russia’s obligations for the purposes of accession to the WTO within the competencies delegated to the supranational level.
According to Andrei Slepnev, it is a wonderful opportunity to present the performance of the supranational regulator and establish direct contacts with the interested specialists. The EEC follows the WTO’s purposes and objectives and such meetings may enhance the quality of the cooperation between the organizations.
The meeting was attended by more than 100 experts from permanent establishments of the WTO Member-States and representatives of international organizations, including Heads of Missions.
Follow the link to see the presentation of the Minister for Trade (in English).