© RIA Novosti / Valery Melnikova in photobacteria Ryabkov. Archival photo© RIA Novosti / Valery Melnikovite the image Bank
Prospects of development of economic relations between Russia and the USA are better than they seem, even when the prevailing political sentiment of Washington, said Russian Deputy foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov.
«I want to confirm the ongoing interest of business circles in both countries to expand cooperation and at least the continuation of in-depth interaction… Including start-UPS and the transportation industry, and pharmaceuticals. Sanctions in the way, but life takes its course, the American delegation for the second year in a row, the largest at the SPIEF (St. Petersburg international economic forum — ed.)… I think that the economy prospects better than it appears,» Ryabkov said on air of the program «the Big game» on the First channel.
«Sanctions in the way, but life takes its course, the American delegation for the second year in a row, the largest at the St. Petersburg international economic forum. We see, unfortunately, the political dirigisme in the United States, when the economic interests of business are brought, in fact, a victim of political attitudes is a disturbing trend because 5-10 years ago we could not imagine that the US to such an extent to risk their own fundamental principles… But that’s a separate issue. I think that the economy prospects better than it appears,» — said the Deputy head of the foreign Ministry.