Contents tagged with Yalta International Economic Forum

  • Syria's ambassador for Russia: Bashar al-Assad has no plans to visit Crimea

    Syrian President, Bashar Hafez al-Assad, has no plans to attend the Yalta International Economic Forum (YIEF), scheduled for this April, reports the Russian news agency TASS with reference to Syria's ambassador in Moscow, Riyad Haddad. 

    Earlier, the ambassador said that al-Assad "is unlikely to be able to take part" in the Yalta International Economic Forum.

    The co-chairman of the Yalta International Economic Forum Foundation, Andrei Nazarov, said that Syrian President, Bashar al-Assad, and …

  • Syrian Ambassador to Russia: Assad will not visit annexed Crimea

    Syrian President Bashar Assad is unlikely to attend the Yalta International Economic Forum in April, stated Syrian Ambassador to Moscow Riyad Haddad, as quoted by Russian media.

    The forum will be held on April 17-20.

    “I don't think he [Assad] will participate in the forum,” Haddad told reporters.

    Andrei Nazarov, the co-chairman of the forum’s organizing committee, previously stated that Bashar Assad and the French right-wing leader Marine Le Pen will attend the Yalta International Economic …

  • Syrian Delegation arrives in annexed Crimea for Economic Forum

    A delegation from Syria led by Minister of Economy and Foreign Trade Mohammad Samer al-Khalil has arrived in the annexed Crimea to participate in the Yalta International Economic Forum. The delegation was met at the airport by the Kremlin-appointed head of the Crimea, Sergei Aksyonov. The Crimea Inform News Agency reports that the delegation consists of seventy people.

    "Our priority task is the development of economic and trade relations to link Syria and Russia at the same level as the …

  • Large European delegation to arrive in the Crimea in April

    A large delegation of European politicians, notably from Germany and Austria, will arrive in April in annexed Crimea. Andrei Nazarov, the head of the fund board YIEF said that they would participate in the Yalta International Economic Forum or YIEF.

    He added, "The largest delegation from Germany and Austria is planning to visit the upcoming YIEF. More than 50 politicians, businessmen, public figures and experts will take part in business and cultural events of the forum."

    According to Nazarov, …

  • Deputies from Italy, Austria and Romania visited the Yalta Economic Forum in the Crimea

    The Yalta International Economic Forum began in the Crimea on Thursday. Among its guests were deputies from Italy, Austria and Romania.

    The so-called head of the Crimea, Sergey Aksyonov, wrote on Facebook that "214 businessmen, representatives of the deputy corps and executive authorities arrived to participate in the forum from 46 countries."

    Among the participants he names the Senators of the Italian Parliament, Bartolomeo Amidei and Sergio Divina, the President of the Province of Reggio, …